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meaningful

[ mee-ning-fuh l ]SEE DEFINITION OF meaningful

Synonyms for meaningful

  • consequential
  • essential
  • important
  • purposeful
  • relevant
  • serious
  • substantial
  • useful
  • valid
  • worthwhile
  • allusive
  • big
  • clear
  • concise
  • considerable
  • deep
  • eloquent
  • exact
  • explicit
  • expressive
  • heavy
  • indicative
  • intelligible
  • material
  • momentous
  • pointed
  • pregnant
  • sententious
  • succinct
  • suggestive
  • weighty
MOST RELEVANT

Antonyms for meaningful

  • insignificant
  • little
  • minor
  • nonessential
  • small
  • trivial
  • unimportant
  • unsubstantial
  • worthless
  • meaningless
  • useless
MOST RELEVANT
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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR MEANINGFUL

They are meaningful only in conjunction with motivations characteristic of this age.

The quietness, profound and meaningful, yet further calms our spirit.

On the other hand, it is too stern and meaningful a happening to be forgotten.

A perfect duplication of an original was the original, in every meaningful way.

Unobserved by the speaker Weir and Johnson exchanged a meaningful look.

What do the results indicate as to the value to memory of meaningful material?

A detailed investigation of his memories could not fail to provide literally hundreds of meaningful clues.

Let us try to make these forty days as meaningful, as deep, and as rich, as possible.

They give us the salient and meaningful happenings among Gods chosen people.

The meaningful word "long" thus led us to one of the emotional memories for which we were seeking.

WORD ORIGIN

1827, from meaning (n.) + -ful. Related: Meaningfully.

MORE RELATED WORDS FOR MEANINGFUL

articulate

adjectiveclearly, coherently spoken
  • clear
  • coherent
  • comprehensible
  • definite
  • distinct
  • eloquent
  • expressive
  • fluent
  • intelligible
  • lucid
  • meaningful
  • understandable
  • well-spoken
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