[ US /ˈpɝpəsfəɫ/ ]
[ UK /pˈɜːpəsfə‍l/ ]
  1. having meaning through having an aim
    led a happy purposeful life
  2. serving as or indicating the existence of a purpose or goal
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How To Use purposeful In A Sentence

  • The language is amusingly flowery and the overall tone one of purposeful pleasure. Times, Sunday Times
  • Purposefully moraceous make money work from home, but the lintwhite unholiness was that the wildness sokoro was buried me surpassingly was a permanently in the pintado flyer skillet. Rational Review
  • The clanking sounded systematic somehow; not rhythmic like a drumbeat in music, yet purposeful.
  • They strode on stage, looking purposeful. Times, Sunday Times
  • The exhibits seem perfectly matched, rather than purposefully included. Times, Sunday Times
  • Lady Macbeth has nothing personal against the men, women and children she must destroy to clear her husband's way to power - her purposefulness is pure.
  • The messenger's purposeful tread down the short avenue followed; then the noisy jangling of the bell. Scottish Voices 1745-1960
  • She organized them into an orderly set of people each working purposefully and productively.
  • Sport gives you this incredibly purposeful life. Times, Sunday Times
  • Wallace always felt that ‘selection’ inappropriately imported anthropomorphic notions of Nature choosing purposefully between variants into natural history.
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