- intent ► NOUN ▪ intention or purpose.► ADJECTIVE 1) (intent on/upon) determined to do. 2) (intent on/upon) attentively occupied with. 3) showing earnest and eager attention.● to all intents and purposes — Cf. ↑to all intents and purposes● with intent — Cf. ↑with intentDERIVATIVES intently adverb intentness noun.ORIGIN Old French entent, entente, from Latin intendere 'intend' .
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Intentness — In*tent ness, n. The state or quality of being intent; close application; attention. [1913 Webster] Extreme solicitude or intentness upon business. South. [1913 Webster] … The Collaborative International Dictionary of English
intentness — index compulsion (obsession), diligence (care), diligence (perseverance), industry (activity) … Law dictionary
intentness — noun the quality of being intent and concentrated (Freq. 1) the intentness of his gaze • Syn: ↑engrossment • Derivationally related forms: ↑engross (for: ↑engrossment), ↑in … Useful english dictionary
intentness — noun see intent II … New Collegiate Dictionary
intentness — See intently. * * * … Universalium
intentness — noun The condition of being intent … Wiktionary
intentness — Synonyms and related words: abandon, absorbed attention, absorption, advertence, advertency, alertness, application, ardency, ardor, assiduity, assiduousness, attention, attention span, attentiveness, awareness, care, commitment, committedness,… … Moby Thesaurus
intentness — inÂ·tentÂ·ness || Éªn tentnÉªs n. quality of being concentrated or focused; determination, resoluteness; purposefulness … English contemporary dictionary
intentness — in·tent·ness … English syllables
engrossment — noun 1. complete attention; intense mental effort • Syn: ↑concentration, ↑absorption, ↑immersion • Derivationally related forms: ↑immerse (for: ↑immersion), ↑absorb … Useful english dictionary