Examples of intentional in a Sentence
an intentional and premeditated killing
I apologize for the omission of your name from the list. It was not intentional.
Recent Examples of intentional from the Web
Geyser pleaded guilty to attempted first-degree intentional homicide in October in a deal with prosecutors to avoid prison.
They had been charged as adults with attempted first-degree intentional homicide.
Jalen Adams started the second half with a basket to tie the game again, but he was called for an intentional foul at the other end.
Ross said that Lawal’s action appeared to be intentional.
Frank Booker was called for an intentional foul with the Gamecocks holding a lead, and two starters, forward Silva and point guard Wesley Myers, fouled out.
The lack of specifics on how to do so, as well as any additional money to pull it off, were intentional, particularly since the state eventually plans to roll every district into the redesign initiative.
This was very much intentional, according to her stylist, Nicole Chavez.
According to the Association of Poison Control Centers, 25% of the 220 teens who were exposed to Tide Pods last year consumed them intentionally, and half of 37 cases in 2018 to date were intentional, the Washington Post reports.
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First Known Use of intentional
Synonymsconscious, deliberate, intended, knowing, purposeful, purposive, set, voluntary, willed, willful (or wilful), witting
Antonymsnondeliberate, nonpurposive, unintentional
Related Wordsdesigned, planned; conscious; advised, calculated, considered, measured, reasoned, studied, thoughtful, weighed; premeditated, premeditative, prepense; discretionary, elective, optional, volunteer
Near Antonymsinadvertent, unwitting; accidental, chance, haphazard, hit-or-miss, incidental, random; aimless, desultory, purposeless; abrupt, impetuous, sudden; coerced, forced, involuntary; compulsory, mandatory, necessary, nonelective, obligatory, ordered, required; casual; extemporaneous, impromptu, impulsive, instinctive, spontaneous, unforced, unpremeditated
Synonym Discussion of intentional
- a voluntary confession
- the intentional concealment of vital information
- deliberate acts of sabotage
- willing obedience
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