adjective mean·ing·ful \-fəl\

: having a clear meaning

: expressing an emotion or idea without words

: having real importance or value

Full Definition of MEANINGFUL

a :  having a meaning or purpose
b :  full of meaning :  significant <a meaningful life>
:  having an assigned function in a language system <meaningful propositions>
mean·ing·ful·ly \-fə-lē\ adverb
mean·ing·ful·ness noun

Examples of MEANINGFUL

  1. The test did not produce any meaningful results.
  2. She looked at him in a meaningful way.
  3. He wanted to feel that his job was meaningful.
  4. The trip turned out to be very meaningful for both of them.

First Known Use of MEANINGFUL



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May 24, 2015
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