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Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun Purposeful character or quality; adaptation to a purpose: as, the purposefulness of an architectural design.

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  • noun The state of being purposeful.

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  • noun the quality of having a definite purpose

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Examples

  • Or, 'pointing out issues of complexity, irreducibility, and (through humans) known potential of intelligence and purposefulness is fair game with ID '.

    Bunny and a Book

  • The design language of these SUVs epitomized the notion of purposefulness, even when comparing the utilitarian nature of the original Land Rover with its glitzy new cousin the LR3 Discovery.

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  • The design language of these SUVs epitomized the notion of purposefulness, even when comparing the utilitarian nature of the original Land Rover with its glitzy new cousin the LR3 Discovery.

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  • In the first place the "purposefulness" of the movements of the planets is not affected in the very least by the question of heliocentricism.

    Science and Morals and Other Essays

  • We must remember, however, that there was a time when the same 'purposefulness' was believed to exist in the cosmos where everything seemed to turn literally and metaphorically around the earth, the abode of man.

    Science and Morals and Other Essays

  • On every other occasion, I have seen goodness, purposefulness, and the sorts of green pastures I saw at Brykill Farm seeded and grown by deliberation over years of sweat, sacrifice and a steady hand.

    Judith Acosta: How Dreams Really Do Come True

  • On every other occasion, I have seen goodness, purposefulness, and the sorts of green pastures I saw at Brykill Farm seeded and grown by deliberation over years of sweat, sacrifice and a steady hand.

    Judith Acosta: How Dreams Really Do Come True

  • The confidence and burly purposefulness behind a 25-yarder that beat David Seaman and inflicted defeat on a resilient Arsenal were uncanny in a 16-year-old Everton substitute.

    Guardian writers choose their favourite Premier League goal

  • On every other occasion, I have seen goodness, purposefulness, and the sorts of green pastures I saw at Brykill Farm seeded and grown by deliberation over years of sweat, sacrifice and a steady hand.

    Judith Acosta: How Dreams Really Do Come True

  • On every other occasion, I have seen goodness, purposefulness, and the sorts of green pastures I saw at Brykill Farm seeded and grown by deliberation over years of sweat, sacrifice and a steady hand.

    Judith Acosta: How Dreams Really Do Come True

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  • In a work of art purposefulness is also apparent, but not real, although the harmony of the parts produces aesthetic pleasure. found on wordnik

    October 4, 2010