Intentness
Intentness In*tent"ness, n. The state or quality of being intent; close application; attention. [1913 Webster]

Extreme solicitude or intentness upon business. --South. [1913 Webster]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • intentness — noun the quality of being intent and concentrated (Freq. 1) the intentness of his gaze • Syn: ↑engrossment • Derivationally related forms: ↑engross (for: ↑engrossment), ↑in …   Useful english dictionary

  • intentness — noun see intent II …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • intentness — See intently. * * * …   Universalium

  • intentness — noun The condition of being intent …   Wiktionary

  • intentness — Synonyms and related words: abandon, absorbed attention, absorption, advertence, advertency, alertness, application, ardency, ardor, assiduity, assiduousness, attention, attention span, attentiveness, awareness, care, commitment, committedness,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • intentness — in·tent·ness || ɪn tentnɪs n. quality of being concentrated or focused; determination, resoluteness; purposefulness …   English contemporary dictionary

  • intentness — in·tent·ness …   English syllables

  • engrossment — noun 1. complete attention; intense mental effort • Syn: ↑concentration, ↑absorption, ↑immersion • Derivationally related forms: ↑immerse (for: ↑immersion), ↑absorb …   Useful english dictionary

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