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purposeful

  

      adj  
1    having a definite purpose in view  
2    fixed in one's purpose; determined  
  purposefully      adv  
  purposefulness      n  
Purposefully is sometimes wrongly used where purposely is meant: he had purposely (not purposefully) left the door unlocked  
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purposeful

  
  
decided, deliberate, determined, firm, fixed, immovable, positive, resolute, resolved, settled, single-minded, steadfast, strong-willed, tenacious, unfaltering  
  
Antonyms     
   aimless, faltering, irresolute, otiose, purposeless, undecided, undetermined, vacillating, wavering  

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