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Definitions for intentional
ɪnˈtɛn ʃə nlin·ten·tion·al

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. intentional, knowing(adj)

    characterized by conscious design or purpose

    "intentional damage"; "a knowing attempt to defraud"; "a willful waste of time"

  2. designed, intentional(adj)

    done or made or performed with purpose and intent

    "style...is more than the deliberate and designed creation"- Havelock Ellis; "games designed for all ages"; "well-designed houses"


  1. intentional(Adjective)

    Intended or planned; done deliberately or voluntarily.

    Etymology: intention + -al

  2. intentional(Adjective)

    Done with intent.

    Etymology: intention + -al

Webster Dictionary

  1. Intentional(adj)

    done by intention or design; intended; designed; as, the act was intentional, not accidental

    Etymology: [Cf. F. intentionnel.]

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of intentional in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of intentional in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

Examples of intentional in a Sentence

  1. William Darity Jr.:

    This is not just about the number of jobs, but also the quality of jobs, we effectively place a floor on the quality of compensation that's provided not only by the public sector, but by the private sector. One of the intentional goals of the federal jobs guarantee is to eliminate bad jobs.

  2. David Leopold:

    ( Trump) throws out a lie -- it is an intentional lie, to get the media and commentators focused on something that isn't true and his base believes it.

  3. Omarosa Manigault-Newman:

    But guess what, the crackdowns are happening and they’re aggressive and they’re intentional and they’re about to get worse —but don’t get me wrong, the Obama administration was aggressive on deportation, too, nobody talks about it.

  4. Arnold Demoski:

    I made a mistake, shouldn't have been driving last night, it wasn't intentional though.

  5. John Arenas:

    That's intentional and that's what we've been doing since the beginning.

Images & Illustrations of intentional

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