Definitions

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  • adverb In a meaningful manner.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adverb in a meaningful manner; so as to be meaningful

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Examples

  • If we are going to use the word meaningfully we must restrict it to a group of individuals who have learned how to communicate honestly with each other, whose relationships go deeper than their masks of composure, and who have developed some significant commitment to “rejoice together, mourn together,” and to “delight in each other, make others’ conditions our own.”

    THE DIFFERENT DRUM

  • If we are going to use the word meaningfully we must restrict it to a group of individuals who have learned how to communicate honestly with each other, whose relationships go deeper than their masks of composure, and who have developed some significant commitment to “rejoice together, mourn together,” and to “delight in each other, make others’ conditions our own.”

    THE DIFFERENT DRUM

  • The ratings agency said it expects profitability at Cummins to remain "meaningfully positive" during future market downturns.

    Cummins Profit Rises Sharply

  • Bautista repeated the word meaningfully, letting it hang in the air as he walked back to his long table.

    Sharpe's Devil

  • The stranger spun his coin meaningfully, but Otik only smiled.

    The Magic of Krynn

  • The stranger spun his coin meaningfully, but Otik only smiled.

    The Magic of Krynn

  • At a fundamental philosophical level, McCain’s regulatory earmark does not differ meaningfully from the earmarking he has spent a career railing against.

    McCain's Purple Cow

  • At a fundamental philosophical level, McCain’s regulatory earmark does not differ meaningfully from the earmarking he has spent a career railing against.

    McCain's Purple Cow

  • " Bautista repeated the word meaningfully, letting it hang in the air as he walked back to his long table.

    Sharpe's Devil

  • Imagine if more and more people were capable of either making or identifying with a list of 50 rabbis, other Jewish teachers, or any spiritual teachers who they would describe as meaningfully influential in either their own lives or in the world as a whole.

    Brad Hirschfield: Who Are Your Spiritual Teachers?

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  • Just because life's meaningless doesn't mean we can't experience it meaningfully. From "The Last Werewolf" by Glen Duncan.

    February 29, 2012