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OTHER WORDS FROM purposefulpur·pose·ful·ly, adverbpur·pose·ful·ness, noun
WORDS THAT MAY BE CONFUSED WITH purposefulpurposefully , purposely
How to use purposeful in a sentence
Lown labored for years over purposeful, sustained collaboration between the Cold War superpowers.Bernard Lown, physician who rallied doctors against nuclear war, dies at 99|Emily Langer|February 18, 2021|Washington Post
We’ve been purposeful in working toward the creation of a business that reflects the diversity of its customers.There’s no better time than now to build a better pipeline for women in tech|Andrew Nusca|January 11, 2021|Fortune
That’s just one example of what David Novak, former CEO of Yum Brands calls “purposeful recognition.”
By the time unconscious bias turns to purposeful and aggressive bullying, it is too late.Miss Manners: Helping kids understand microaggressions|Judith Martin, Nicholas Martin, Jacobina Martin|December 11, 2020|Washington Post
But Letterman had to get to that level of sneaky purposefulness first.
There was a solemnity, a wrapped-up purposefulness about him this morning; she dared not ask him what he was going to do.The Pioneers|Katharine Susannah Prichard
There was a dumb purposefulness about the men's movements that sickened Rhoda.
She saw his tenderness, his purposefulness, the bigness of his mind and spirit.
It was ugly—ugly in its pink shapelessness, ugly in its slimy half-sentient movements, in its very purposefulness.Contamination Crew|Alan Edward Nourse
The rest shifted from deliberate purposefulness to cold fury, and Barr's face turned white.Trading Jeff and his Dog|James Arthur Kjelgaard