American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- adj. Having meaning, function, or purpose.
- adj. Fraught with meaning; significant: A meaningful glance. See Synonyms at expressive.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Full of meaning; significant.
GNU Webster's 1913
- adj. Having a meaning or purpose; having significance. Opposite of
- adj. having a meaning or purpose
- meaning + -ful (Wiktionary)
“When I first heard the phrase "meaningful adjacencies," I had no idea how powerful the concept would prove to be.”
“One of the things I always teach my students is to project themselves into what I call the meaningful life.”
“The great Swiss psychoanalyst Carl Jung coined the term “synchronicity” to define what he called meaningful coincidences in your life.”
“BLITZER: President Obama says the negotiators at the climate change summit in Copenhagen have reached what he calls a meaningful and unprecedented breakthrough.”
“A short while ago, the president announced what he called a meaningful and unprecedented agreement.”
“He has announced what he calls a meaningful climate change deal with China and other nations in Copenhagen.”
“Obama's health plan requires employers to offer what he calls meaningful coverage or contribute to a national fund to help people who can't afford health care pay for it.”
“Obama health care plan requires employers to offer what he calls meaningful coverage or contribute to a national fund that would help people who can't afford health care pay for it.”
“COOPER: A source has told CNN that the Iraq Study Group's going to recommend a gradual but what they call meaningful reduction of U.S. troops as early as January.”
“He concluded his presentation by congratulating the audience for asking what he called meaningful questions about the superintendent search.”
These user-created lists contain the word ‘meaningful’.
The vocabulary of scientific paper submission
The dichotomy of a word .... and yes *dichotomy* would be on this very list.
Words and phrases expressing a property which they also possess themselves: "noun" is a noun, "English" is English, etc. If W means W AND W is (a) W, then W is an autological item. Very often but n...
Very basic words for ESL students.
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eyeful, I-ful, i beamful, eifel
Words that describe themselves (at least as displayed below). Also called autological or homological words, as listed by dann and tthorley.
Vocabulary discussed from a talk by Nigel Marsh about work-life balance.
words stumbled upon
Looking for tweets for meaningful.