from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. Understanding; careful consideration, attention.
- n. Intention, objective.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. Attention; consideration; knowledge; understanding.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. Attention; patient hearing; consideration; understanding; knowledge; intention.
Looke how I am, such art thou like to be If armes preuent not heauens intendiment, _Grinuile_, which now surfeits with dignitie,
But she smiled at his speech and retorted, Indeed, it is a matter right marvellous how error springeth from the disorder of man’s intendiment!!
No wonder, dread, nor base astonishment, But true resolue, and valurs sacred blaze, The crowne of heauen, and starrie ornament Deck’t his diuine part, and from thence did raze Affects of earth, or earth’s intendiment.
"Indeed, it is a matter right marvellous how error springeth from the disorder of man's intendiment!!