Definition of purposefulness in English:


Pronunciation /ˈpərpəsfəlnəs/


See purposeful

  • ‘There has always been a furious doggedness to him, a strong-willed purposefulness that drove him, sometimes headlong, through life.’
  • ‘Hess may have been noted above all for the poetry of her performances, but there is ample evidence here of her power and purposefulness.’
  • ‘The criminal ‘justice’ system functions to alienate and isolate the accused individual, to destroy one's power and purposefulness and to weave a web of confusion and mystification around any legal proceedings.’
  • ‘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.’
  • ‘Color, too, makes a major contribution - its monochrome quality adding purposefulness, consistency and intensity.’