Intentional



[in-ten-shuh-nl] /ɪnˈtɛn ʃə nl/

adjective
1.
done with intention or on purpose; intended:
an intentional insult.
2.
of or relating to intention or purpose.
3.
Metaphysics.

/ɪnˈtɛnʃənəl/
adjective
1.
performed by or expressing intention; deliberate
2.
of or relating to intention or purpose
3.
(philosophy)

adj.

1520s, from Medieval Latin intentionalis, from intentionem (see intention). Intentional fallacy recorded from 1946. Related: Intentionality.

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