Definition of Purposefully

1. Adverb. In a purposeful manner. "He caught the motorcycles in the full glare of his headlights, braked and slipped purposefully out of the car"

Partainyms: Purposeful



Definition of Purposefully

1. Adverb. In a purposeful manner. ¹

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Definition of Purposefully

1. [adv]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Purposefully

purport
purported
purported(a)
purportedly
purporting
purportless
purports
purpose
purpose-built
purpose-made
purpose statement
purposed
purposedly
purposeful
purposeful availment
purposefully (current term)
purposefulness
purposeless
purposelessly
purposelessness
purposely
purposer
purposers
purposes
purposeth
purposing
purposive
purposive approach
purposively
purposiveness

Literary usage of Purposefully

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1. Merriam-Webster's Dictionary of English Usage by Inc. Merriam-Webster (1994)
"at a New York address she has purposefully hidden from her father —Joshua Hammer, People, 27 Feb. 1984 In these contexts the writer might have used ..."

2. Criminal Victimisation in the Developing World edited by Ugljesa Zvekic, Anna Alvazzi Del Frate (1996)
"From each division three villages were purposefully selected for the final ... From these, three sub-counties were purposefully selected following the ..."

3. The Science and Philosophy of the Organism: The Gifford Lectures Delivered by Hans Driesch (1908)
"... be said that he acted purposefully on some occasion, while the physician also acte purposefully when by an operation he saves his patient from death. ..."

4. The Science and Philosophy of the Organism: The Gifford Lectures Delivered by Hans Driesch (1908)
"... be said that he acted purposefully on some occasion, while the physician also acts purposefully when by an operation he saves his patient from death. ..."

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