Definition of "meaningful" []

  • Having meaning, function, or purpose. (adjective)
  • Fraught with meaning; significant: A meaningful glance. See Synonyms at expressive. (adjective)
  • Having great meaning or validity (adjective)

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  • Eloquent, expressive (adjective) (c) HarperCollins Publishers Ltd 2016

Use "meaningful" in a sentence
  • "When I first heard the phrase "meaningful adjacencies," I had no idea how powerful the concept would prove to be."
  • "One of the things I always teach my students is to project themselves into what I call the meaningful life."
  • "The great Swiss psychoanalyst Carl Jung coined the term “synchronicity” to define what he called meaningful coincidences in your life."