Definition of meaningful
- The tests did not produce any meaningful results.
- a meaningful life
- a meaningful relationship
- meaningful propositions
The test did not produce any meaningful results.
She looked at him in a meaningful way.
He wanted to feel that his job was meaningful.
The trip turned out to be very meaningful for both of them.
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: having a clear meaning
: expressing an emotion or idea without words
: having real importance or value
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