intention movement


noun Ethology.

behavior that is preparatory to another behavior, as a crouch before a leap.

Nearby words

  1. intensive care,
  2. intensive care unit,
  3. intensively,
  4. intent,
  5. intention,
  6. intention spasm,
  7. intention tremor,
  8. intentional,
  9. intentional community,
  10. intentional fallacy

Origin of intention movement

First recorded in 1945–50

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