- The definition of intentional is something done on purpose.
If you specifically make a plan to be nice to someone you don't like very much and you are extremely careful to be nice, this is an example of when your nice behavior would be described as intentional.
intentional definition by Webster's New World
- having to do with intention or purpose
- done purposely; intended
Origin: Midieval Latin intentionalis
intentional definition by American Heritage Dictionary
- Done deliberately; intended: an intentional slight. See Synonyms at voluntary.
- Having to do with intention.
- in·tenˈtion·al·ly adverb