meaningfully meaningfully  /ˈmi nɪŋ fə li/

Definition(s):

  • (adv) in a meaningful manner; so as to be meaningful

Usage(s):

  1. He wanted to persuade substantial numbers in the profession to explore the region north of zero, to look at what actively made people feel fulfilled, engaged and meaningfully happy.
  2. By 13, she had moved beyond her mother's ability to meaningfully teach her.
  3. No one under 45 could even remember the '60s, let alone have lived meaningfully through those days.

News

  1. Obama defends Syria handling to skeptical public, critical congressmen

    Earlier action by the United States to arm rebels seeking Syrian strongman Bashar al-Assad’s overthrow would not have meaningfully slow the violence in that country’s ongoing civil war, President Barack Obama said in his first extensive comments about the situation in Syria.Obama defended his administration’s handling of the protracted Syrian civil war following the U.S. government’s ...
    on June 18, 2013     Source: NBC NEWS

  2. Obama defends Syria handling to skeptical public

    Earlier action by the United States to arm rebels seeking Syrian strongman Bashar al-Assad’s overthrow would not have meaningfully slow the violence in that country’s ongoing civil war, President Barack Obama said in his first extensive comments about the situation in Syria.
    on June 18, 2013     Source: NBC NEWS

Quotes

  1. "There is a clear opportunity for the Iranians . . . to demonstrate some willingness to engage meaningfully with the international community," Clinton told reporters. "Whether or not that hand becomes less clenched is really up to them."
    on Jan 27, 2009 By: Hillary Rodham Clinton Source: Boston Globe

  2. Mark Serwotka, PCS general secretary, said: "Strike action is a last resort and could have been avoided if the government and the MCA hadn't continued with their refusal to meaningfully negotiate a satisfactory outcome. Instead they appear content...
    on Apr 10, 2008 By: Mark Serwotka Source: The Star

  3. "My hope is that the union leadership recognizes that the owners' resolve is great," Bettman said. "We only know of one approach to meaningfully fix our problems."
    on Dec 14, 2004 By: Gary Bettman Source: Seattle Post Intelligencer

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