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Meaningful   /mˈinɪŋfəl/   Listen
Meaningful

adjective
1.
Having a meaning or purpose.  "A meaningful discussion" , "A meaningful pause"



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"Meaningful" Quotes from Famous Books



... consistently quote Bassanio's other words, "Madam, you have bereft me of all speech." From the presence of Evaleen he received access of eloquence; the two were conscious of a silent interchange of sentiments more meaningful than any spoken word. While Evaleen sat listening with responsive interest to some frank personal disclosures of the young man's hopes and ambitions, her attention was diverted by a slight sound on the porch. She glanced up, and saw, or thought she saw, an ugly face staring at her through ...
— A Dream of Empire - Or, The House of Blennerhassett • William Henry Venable

... expression of religion will be consonant with the stage of development. If his faith is to be real he must never be allowed or tempted to imagine that if only he can use the words, the verbal symbol, he has the fact, the life-experience. Try then to use words which are simple and meaningful to him and be content to wait for life to lead him to formulate vital ...
— Religious Education in the Family • Henry F. Cope

... transplantation of a race, which ranks easily as one of the most significant movements of mankind. Such an event can hardly be "celebrated," for it connoted too much of misery and human sorrow. On the other hand, it is too stern and meaningful a happening to be forgotten. For this reason, a group of thirty-three colored men met in New York, October 19, 1918, at the invitation of a committee appointed by the National Association for ...
— The Journal of Negro History, Volume 4, 1919 • Various

... was standing at the table and turning over the pages of a new book. Her hands trembled slightly. She glanced expectantly at Trirodov. She appeared to wish to say something meaningful and tender—but instead she resumed her remarks on business. She told him what was new in town, in her school, in the organization—about the confiscation of the local newspaper, about personalities ordered to leave town by the police, about the ...
— The Created Legend • Feodor Sologub



Words linked to "Meaningful" :   meaningfulness, substantive, purposeful, meaningless, pregnant, significant, important, meaning, meaty



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