- Done on purpose; deliberate: intentional wrongdoing and harmMore example sentences
- Baker runs at and strikes an opponent in what appears to be a deliberate and intentional act.
- He emphasises that the statutory offence requires a deliberate intentional act.
- It is both intentional and conscious and unintentional and unconscious.
mid 16th century (in the sense 'existing only in intention'): from French intentionnel or medieval Latin intentionalis, from Latin intentio(n-), from intendere (see intend).