intentionally

adverb
in·​ten·​tion·​al·​ly | \ in-ˈtench-nə-lē How to pronounce intentionally (audio) , -ˈten(t)-shə-nᵊl-ē \

Definition of intentionally

: in an intentional manner : with awareness of what one is doing : purposely an intentionally vague response The witness intentionally gave misleading answers to the questions. The test is intentionally designed to trick students.

First Known Use of intentionally

circa 1673, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of intentionally was circa 1673

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“Intentionally.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/intentionally. Accessed 29 January 2020.

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