In fact, one of the most jarring realizations that Dutton comes to is that functional psychopaths walk among us.
The captain tried to say all the cameras were functional except for the one in the cabin where the body was found.
“I never thought two politicians could have such a functional relationship,” says one, wryly.
The site is functional more than ninety percent of the time, up from fifty-five percent of the time in October.
There was too much that was functional, cuddly, and universal about hoodies for them to be fully co-opted.
Subjectively determined sensuous processes are diseases in civilization, but normal, functional methods in savagery.
Hence the functional basis is preferred in all cases in which it can be applied.
These ideas must have done much to offset the physical weakness and functional handicaps of women in the ancient world.
In biology it is more akin to the formal than to the functional attitude.
Form is then not something fixed and congealed—it is the ever-changing manifestation of functional activity.
functional func·tion·al (fŭngk'shə-nəl)
Of or relating to a function.
Affecting the physiological function but not the structure.
Affecting bodily functions but not organic structure, as a disorder such as irritable bowel syndrome. Compare organic.