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intentional

in·ten·tion·al

intentional

 
 
pronunciation:
ihn ten sh nl
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part of speech: adjective
definition 1: done on purpose; deliberate; premeditated.
I suspected that his leaving his wallet at home was intentional and not an act of forgetting.She stepped on his foot, but it wasn't intentional.
synonyms:
deliberate, premeditated, purposeful, willful
antonyms:
accidental, casual, inadvertent, instinctive, unintentional, unthinking, unwitting
similar words:
aforethought, conscious, knowing, meant, planned, voluntary
definition 2: of or relating to intention.
similar words:
designing
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derivation: intentionally (adv.)
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