constructive intent

Definition of "constructive intent"
  1. The tacit or implied intent discovered through a person's reckless or willful actions relative to an event
How to use "constructive intent" in a sentence
  1. A person's reckless driving demonstrated constructive intent, which led to criminal charges.
  2. The courts were able to establish constructive intent due to the willful negligence exhibited.
  3. In the absence of direct evidence, the lawyer utilized the theory of constructive intent in their argument.

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