intentionality

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in·ten·tion·al·i·ty

(ĭn-tĕn′shə-năl′ĭ-tē)
n. pl. in·ten·tion·al·i·ties
1. The state of having or being formed by an intention.
2. Philosophy The property of being about or directed toward an object or end, especially as attributed to conscious states, beliefs, or other mental phenomena such as language.
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Noun1.intentionality - expressive of intentions
deliberateness, deliberation - the trait of thoughtfulness in action or decision; "he was a man of judicial deliberation"
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