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in·ten·tion·al

 (ĭn-tĕn′shə-nəl)
adj.
1. Done deliberately; intended: an intentional slight. See Synonyms at voluntary.
2. Having to do with intention.

in·ten′tion·al·ly adv.

intentional

(ɪnˈtɛnʃənəl)
adj
1. performed by or expressing intention; deliberate
2. of or relating to intention or purpose
3. (Philosophy) philosophy
a. of or relating to the capacity of the mind to refer to different kinds of objects
b. (of an object) existing only as the object of some mental attitude rather than in reality, as a unicorn in she hopes to meet a unicorn. See also intensional
inˌtentionˈality n
inˈtentionally adv

in•ten•tion•al

(ɪnˈtɛn ʃə nl)

adj.
1. done with intention or on purpose; intended: an intentional insult.
2. of or pertaining to intention or purpose.
3. Philos.
a. pertaining to an appearance, phenomenon, or representation in the mind; phenomenal; representational.
b. pertaining to the capacity of the mind to refer to an existent or nonexistent object.
c. pointing beyond itself, as consciousness or a sign.
[1520–30]
in•ten`tion•al′i•ty, n.
in•ten′tion•al•ly, adv.
syn: See deliberate.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.intentional - characterized by conscious design or purpose; "intentional damage"; "a knowing attempt to defraud"; "a willful waste of time"
intended - resulting from one's intentions; "your intended trip abroad"; "an intended insult"
2.intentional - 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"

intentional

intentional

adjective
1. Done or said on purpose:
2. Planned, weighed, or estimated in advance:
Translations
مَقْصُودٌمَقْصود، مُتَعَمَّد
úmyslnýzáměrný
bevidsttilsigtet
tahallinen
namjeran
vísvitandi, viljandi
意図的な
고의적인
nameren
avsiktlig
เจตนา
kasıtlımaksatlı
có chủ tâm

intentional

[ɪnˈtenʃənl] ADJ [lie, insult] → deliberado; [omission, injury, infliction of pain] → intencionado, deliberado
if I offended you it wasn't intentionalsi te ofendí fue sin querer or no fue a propósito

intentional

[ɪnˈtɛnʃənəl] adjintentionnel(le)
It was handball but the ref didn't think it was intentional
BUT Il y avait main mais l'arbitre n'a pas jugé que c'était volontaire.Il y avait main mais l'arbitre n'a pas jugé que c'était intentionnel.

intentional

adjabsichtlich, vorsätzlich (esp Jur); it wasn’t intentionaldas war keine Absicht, es war unabsichtlich

intentional

[ɪnˈtɛnʃənl] adjintenzionale, deliberato/a
it wasn't intentional → non l'ho (or l'ha ) fatto apposta

intend

(inˈtend) verb
1. to mean or plan (to do something or that someone else should do something). Do you still intend to go?; Do you intend them to go?; Do you intend that they should go too?
2. to mean (something) to be understood in a particular way. His remarks were intended to be a compliment.
3. (with for) to direct at. That letter/bullet was intended for me.
inˈtent (-t) adjective
1. (with on) meaning, planning or wanting to do (something). He's intent on going; He's intent on marrying the girl.
2. (with on) concentrating hard on. He was intent on the job he was doing.
noun
purpose; what a person means to do. He broke into the house with intent to steal.
inˈtention (-ʃən) noun
what a person plans or intends to do. He has no intention of leaving; He went to see the boss with the intention of asking for a pay rise; If I have offended you, it was quite without intention; good intentions.
inˈtentional (-ʃənl) adjective
(negative unintentional) done, said etc deliberately and not by accident. I'm sorry I offended you – it wasn't intentional; intentional cruelty.
inˈtentionally adverb
inˈtently adverb
with great concentration. He was watching her intently.

intentional

مَقْصُودٌ záměrný tilsigtet absichtlich σκόπιμος deliberado tahallinen intentionnel namjeran intenzionale 意図的な 고의적인 opzettelijk bevisst zamierzony intencional намеренный avsiktlig เจตนา kasıtlı có chủ tâm 故意的

intentional

a. intencional, a propósito.
References in classic literature ?
At every step he was incited to do some strange, wild, wicked thing or other, with a sense that it would be at once involuntary and intentional, in spite of himself, yet growing out of a profounder self than that which opposed the impulse.
Whether that might be, or mightn't be, is a thing as can't be looked into now, without putting your sister on the Rampage; and that's a thing not to be thought of, as being done intentional.
I will not submit to intentional rudeness; that was the beginning of my quarrel with Miss Wilson.
For man's everyday needs, it would have been quite enough to have the ordinary human consciousness, that is, half or a quarter of the amount which falls to the lot of a cultivated man of our unhappy nineteenth century, especially one who has the fatal ill-luck to inhabit Petersburg, the most theoretical and intentional town on the whole terrestrial globe.
My good little people," said he, making a low obeisance to the grand nation, "not for all the world would I do an intentional injury to such brave fellows as you
so spread and so intentional that, in spite of a special verity that surpassed every other, the fact that one of these hands had lost two fingers, which were reduced to stumps, as if accidentally shot away, the face was effectually guarded and saved.
You really think this is due to some--some intentional interference of Lawrence Lefferts's?
What could all this mean but an intentional affront?
Whatever good may happen to the steersman when he is a sailor, or to the master of the exercises when he himself makes one at the games, is not intentional, or the object of their power; thus in all political governments which are established to preserve and defend the equality of the citizens it is held right to rule by turns.
The lively song gave a special flavor to the tone of free and easy gaiety with which Zherkov spoke, and to the intentional coldness of Dolokhov's reply.
We were within fifty feet of them when they awakened to the intentional menace of our maneuver.
Say you were not guilty of any intentional disrespect toward him--and you will say enough.