Definitions

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • adj. Suitable, appropriate.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Fit; becoming.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Fit; becoming.

Etymologies

From due +‎ -ful. (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • If the cosmos is against might, if the sun wars not with the planets but retires at dueful time to give the stars their little sway, what avails our mailed fist?

    Autobiography of a Yogi

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