Definitions

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • adj. Making researches; inquisitive.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Making researches; inquisitive.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Full of or characterized by research; making research; inquisitive.

Etymologies

research +‎ -ful (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • The ancient Council Chamber is replete with historic associations; and St. Mary's Church offers material for many researchful and meditative visits.

    The Story of Madras

  • It is an interesting fact that a little time ago, the Carnegie Endowment and the International Chamber of Commerce drew up a very interesting and very researchful report on the question of colonies arid raw materials and that report has been blacklisted in one of the countries which talks so much about colonies and raw materials.

    Masters of Our Fate

  • The historians, Catholic or Protestant, contemporary or researchful, differ widely as to the number of the victims in this cruel massacre; according to De Thou, there were about two thousand persons killed in

    A Popular History of France from the Earliest Times, Volume 4

  • Pity that the researchful notary has not either told us in what century, and of what history, he was a writer, or been simply content to depose, that Lollius, if a writer of that name existed at all, was a somewhat somewhere.

    Shakespeare, Ben Jonson, Beaumont and Fletcher

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