Pronunciation: (in-ten'shu-nl), [key]
1. done with intention or on purpose; intended: an intentional insult.
2. of or pertaining to intention or purpose.
a. pertaining to an appearance, phenomenon, or representation in the mind; phenomenal; representational.
b. pertaining to the capacity of the mind to refer to an existent or nonexistent object.
c. pointing beyond itself, as consciousness or a sign.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.