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intentional

Philosophy
a. of or relating to the capacity of the mind to refer to different kinds of objects
b. (of an object) existing only as the object of some mental attitude rather than in reality, as a unicorn in she hopes to meet a unicorn
References in classic literature ?
I knew perfectly well that you had not intentionally deserted either Dian or Pellucidar.
thought Kitty, discerning that Anna had intentionally not responded to Vronsky's bow.
And when you accuse me of corrupting and deteriorating the youth, do you allege that I corrupt them intentionally or unintentionally?
Now, is that a truth which your superior wisdom has recognized thus early in life, and am I, at my age, in such darkness and ignorance as not to know that if a man with whom I have to live is corrupted by me, I am very likely to be harmed by him; and yet I corrupt him, and intentionally, too--so you say, although neither I nor any other human being is ever likely to be convinced by you.
I speak rather because I am convinced that I never intentionally wronged any one, although I cannot convince you--the time has been too short; if there were a law at Athens, as there is in other cities, that a capital cause should not be decided in one day, then I believe that I should have convinced you.
Maybe not intentionally cruel; but you seem to be forcing me into disclosures which can result in nothing; as if you would have me bare a wound for the pleasure of looking at it, without the intention or power of healing it.
It was so negligently refastened, perhaps intentionally, on the part of Wamba, that Gurth found no difficulty in freeing his arms altogether from bondage, and then, gliding into the thicket, he made his escape from the party.
Demand for replacement batteries for older models of iPhones have been in high demand since Apple copped to intentionally throttling the power of older devices in order to preserve the battery for longer.
LAHORE -- The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) has imposed a three-month period of ineligibility on domestic player Imran Butt, under the Agreed Sanction Rules, after the cricketer accepted he used banned medicines but not intentionally.
Dubai: A court will start hearing statements of prosecution witnesses on January 28 in the case of a British journalist who is accused of intentionally killing his wife with a hammer in last July.
Edward Soybel, 34, faces 10 counts of intentionally causing damage to protected computers, one count of attempting to cause damage to protected computers, and one count of attempting to access a protected computer without authorization, the U.
A drug addict has gone on trial on the charge of putting the lives of nine police officers at risk after he intentionally crashed his car into theirs as they were executing an arrest warrant.