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OTHER WORDS FROM purposefulpur·pose·ful·ly, adverbpur·pose·ful·ness, noun
WORDS THAT MAY BE CONFUSED WITH purposefulpurposefully purposely
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Example sentences from the Web for purposeful
There are a number of inadvertent and purposeful ways for universities to skew their Clery Act numbers.
Bitcoin serves a purpose that is at once expressive and purposeful.
Safety is an issue; purposeful helmet-to-helmet hits needed to be made illegal.Buzz Bissinger on the NFL’s No Good, Very Bad Season|Buzz Bissinger|January 2, 2013|DAILY BEAST
It demonstrates either an incredible act of purposeful evasion or self-deception.
His words were purposeful, almost business-like, with the tautest of poetical flourishes.
In other words, the student should supply this purposeful omission by himself constructing the illustrations from the description.The Detection of Forgery|Douglas Blackburn
This is why I have said that in the early part of Mr. Cowen's life he was his father—-placid but purposeful.Bygones Worth Remembering, Vol. 2 (of 2)|George Jacob Holyoake
Here, then, in Zanzibar we have decidedly the most serious and purposeful form of Puss in Boots.Popular Tales|Charles Perrault
Crazed or purposeful, the beasts charged out into open land through a soft roaring of torn grass.West Of The Sun|Edgar Pangborn
We ascribe to the child a strong disposition to real fear and would consider it purposeful if this fear were in fact a heritage.A General Introduction to Psychoanalysis|Sigmund Freud