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intent

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The hardest habit of all to break is the terrible habit of happiness.
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English

Etymology

Existing since Middle English, from Old French entent or entente, ultimately from [[w:Template:lang:la language|Template:lang:la]][[Category:Template:lang:la derivations]] intendere.

Pronunciation

Noun

Singular
intent

Plural
s

intent (s)
  1. The purpose of something that is intended.
  2. (law) The state of someone’s mind at the time of committing an offence.

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Adjective

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Positive
intent

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  1. Firmly fixed or concentrated on something.
  2. Engrossed.
  3. Unwavering from a course of action.

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