intentional etymology

English word intentional comes from English intention, English -al

Detailed word origin of intentional

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
intention English (eng) (medicine) The process of the healing of a wound.. (obsolete) Any mental apprehension of an object.. (obsolete) Tension; straining, stretching.. (obsolete) The object toward which the thoughts are directed; end; aim.. A stretching or bending of the mind toward an object; closeness of application; fixedness of attention; earnestness.. The goal or purpose behind a specific action or set of [...]
-al English (eng) (organic chemistry) Forms the names of aldehydes. Forming nouns, especially of verbal action.. Of or pertaining to. Adjectival suffix appended to various words, often nouns, to make an adjective form. Often added to words of Latin origin, but used with other words also.
intentional English (eng) (legal) Done with intent.. Intended or planned; done deliberately or voluntarily.

Words with the same origin as intentional

Descendants of -al
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