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purposive

adjective

Synonyms and Antonyms of purposive

  1. made, given, or done with full awareness of what one is doing facial tics and other unconscious movements that one would not normally call purposive actions Synonyms of purposive conscious, deliberate, intended, knowing, purposeful, intentional, set, voluntary, willed, willful (or wilful), wittingWords Related to purposive designed, planned; conscious; advised, calculated, considered, measured, reasoned, studied, thoughtful, weighed; premeditated, premeditative, prepense; discretionary, elective, optional, volunteerNear Antonyms of purposive inadvertent, 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, unpremeditatedAntonyms of purposive nondeliberate, nonpurposive, unintentional


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