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Definition of purposefulness noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

purposefulness

 noun
noun
BrE BrE//ˈpɜːpəsflnəs//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈpɜːrpəsflnəs//
 
[uncountable]
 
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the fact of having a useful purpose; behaviour that shows a clear aim and determination He moves with the purposefulness of a hunting cat.