heterotelic

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heterotelic (comparative more heterotelic, superlative most heterotelic)

  1. Having its meaning or existential purpose outside of itself
    You're of heterotelic value, that means you were invoked for an extraneous purpose alone, the outcome of which won't even be known to me until I'm back with my physical body in the physical world… -- William Cook, Love in the Time of Flowers

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