Definition of Purposively

1. Adverb. In a purposive manner. ¹



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Definition of Purposively

1. [adv]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Purposively

purposeful
purposeful availment
purposefully
purposefulness
purposeless
purposelessly
purposelessness
purposely
purposer
purposers
purposes
purposeth
purposing
purposive
purposive approach
purposively (current term)
purposiveness
purposivenesses
purpre
purpresture
purprestures
purprise
purprises
purpura
purpura hemorrhagica
purpuras
purpurate
purpurates
purpure
purpureal

Literary usage of Purposively

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1. National Evaluation of the Supportive Housing Demonstration Program: Final ...by Mark L. Matulef by Mark L. Matulef (1995)
"Forty-five projects were then selected purposively with several additional ... The next step involved purposively selecting 13 projects to obtain 10 ..."

2. Kant's Kritik of Judgment by Immanuel Kant (1892)
"Thus they introduced the Idealism of final causes, by changing the unity (so difficult to explain) of a number of purposively combined substances, ..."

3. Kant's Kritik of Judgment by Immanuel Kant (1892)
"being upon it who can form a concept of purposes, and who can by- his Reason make out of an aggregate of purposively formed things a system of purposes. ..."

4. Epistemological Problems of Economics by Ludwig von Mises (2003)
"Even one who gives the creditor a present or who avoids the threat of an extortionist acts rationally and purposively, as does one who acts differently, ..."

5. A History of Modern Philosophy: (From the Renaissance to the Present) by Benjamin Chapman Burt (1892)
"... individualities — is sundered into substance and phenomenon (and why, if the soul of the animal be simultaneously present and purposively efficient in ..."

6. A History of Modern Philosophy: (From the Renaissance to the Present) by Benjamin Chapman Burt (1892)
"... if the soul of the animal be simultaneously present and purposively efficient in all organs and cells of the animal organism, should not an unconscious ..."

7. British Barrows: A Record of the Examination of Sepulchral Mounds in Various by William Greenwell (1877)
"Skulls like this resemble some of the purposively deformed skulls, firstly, in general antero-posterior contour from the large ..."

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