Definitions

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  • adj. comparative form of helpful: more helpful

Etymologies

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helpful +‎ -er

Examples

  • He saw that she was cheerfuller than she had been, and helpfuller with him and her mother.

    The Rise of Silas Lapham

  • The kind of novels he likes, and likes to write, are intended to take his reader's mind, or what that reader would probably call his mind, off himself; they make one forget life and all its cares and duties; they are not in the least like the novels which make you think of these, and shame you into at least wishing to be a helpfuller and wholesomer creature than you are.

    Literature and Life (Complete)

  • She entertained the wish to work, not only 'for the sake of Somebody,' as her favourite poet sang, but for the sake of working and serving -- proving that she was helpfuller than a Countess of Ormont, ranged with all the other countesses in china and Dresden on a drawing-room mantelpiece for show.

    Lord Ormont and His Aminta — Volume 5

  • Charlotte is much kinder and helpfuller than Anne was, and the comfort of talking with you now and/[Page

    Letters and Memorials of Jane Welsh Carlyle

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