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Definition of Intention

Intention

  1. A stretching or bending of the mind toward of the mind toward an object; closeness of application; fixedness of attention; earnestness.
  2. A determination to act in a certain way or to do a certain thing; purpose; design; as, an intention to go to New York.
  3. The object toward which the thoughts are directed; end; aim.
  4. The state of being strained. See Intension.
  5. Any mental apprehension of an object.

Intention Quotations

Conversion is not my intention. Changing religion is not easy. You may develop some kind of confusion or difficulties.
Dalai Lama

A gift consists not in what is done or given, but in the intention of the giver or doer.
Lucius Annaeus Seneca

To paraphrase Winston Churchill, I did not take the oath I have just taken with the intention of presiding over the dissolution of the world's strongest economy.
Ronald Reagan

Our intention creates our reality.
Wayne Dyer

O Lord, deliver me from the man of excellent intention and impure heart: for the heart is deceitful above all things, and desperately wicked.
T. S. Eliot
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Intention Translations

intention in Afrikaans is plan
intention in Danish is hensigt
intention in Dutch is strekking, plan, doel, bedoeling
intention in French is intention, dgssein
intention in German is Absicht {f}
intention in Italian is proposito
intention in Latin is mens mentis
intention in Swedish is avsikt

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