intentionality intentionality

Definition(s):

  • (n) expressive of intentions

Usage(s):

  1. There is no effort or intentionality in Dewey's story.
  2. My sense is what people are looking for now is a sense of responsibility and intentionality, in that your actions have consequences, and we want our government to be responsible.
  3. By 11, they have it sorted out that intentionality is part of the moral system.

News

Quotes

  1. The campaign's goal will be "to bring more intentionality and planning into pregnancy," said former New Jersey Gov. Thomas H. Kean, chairman of the National Campaign.
    on May 9, 2007 By: Thomas Kean Source: Washington Times

  2. "There is a much more beautiful garden that adorns the area (outside the Louvre)," Newsom said. "We're not there yet, but you can see there's an intentionality behind putting these gardens here. This is just a taste of it, this is just the...
    on Feb 19, 2009 By: Mayor Gavin Newsom Source: San Francisco Chronicle

  3. "We are confident they are indeed stone tools. They are very fresh and show all the hallmarks of human workmanship. They possess the characteristics of human intentionality," Professor Stringer said.
    on Dec 14, 2005 By: Chris Stringer Source: Independent

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