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I think happiness is a combination of pleasure, engagement and meaningfulness.
Ian K. Smith

Meaning of "meaningfulness" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF MEANINGFULNESS

meaningfulness  [ˈmiːnɪŋfʊlnəs] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF MEANINGFULNESS

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Meaningfulness is a noun.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

WHAT DOES MEANINGFULNESS MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Definition of meaningfulness in the English dictionary

The definition of meaningfulness in the dictionary is the quality of being meaningful.


WORDS THAT RHYME WITH MEANINGFULNESS


beautifulness
ˈbjuːtɪfʊlnəs
delightfulness
dɪˈlaɪtfʊlnəs
eventfulness
ɪˈvɛntfʊlnəs
harmfulness
ˈhɑːmfʊlnəs
hatefulness
ˈheɪtfʊlnəs
healthfulness
ˈhɛlθfʊlnəs
needfulness
ˈniːdfʊlnəs
powerfulness
ˈpaʊəfʊlnəs
restfulness
ˈrɛstfʊlnəs
rightfulness
ˈraɪtfʊlnəs
songfulness
ˈsɒŋfʊlnəs
soulfulness
ˈsəʊlfʊlnəs
successfulness
səkˈsɛsfʊlnəs
trustfulness
ˈtrʌstfʊlnəs
ungratefulness
ʌnˈɡreɪtfʊlnəs
unlawfulness
ʌnˈlɔːfʊlnəs
willfulness
ˈwɪlfʊlnəs
wishfulness
ˈwɪʃfʊlnəs
wonderfulness
ˈwʌndəfʊlnəs
wrongfulness
ˈrɒŋfʊlnəs

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE MEANINGFULNESS

meandering
meanderingly
meandrian
meandrous
meane
meanie
meanies
meaning
meaningful
meaningfully
meaningless
meaninglessly
meaninglessness
meaningly
meanly
meanness
means
means of production
means of transport
means test

WORDS THAT END LIKE MEANINGFULNESS

business
carefulness
coolness
evilness
faithfulness
forgetfulness
fruitfulness
fullness
gracefulness
helpfulness
illness
joyfulness
mental illness
mindfulness
stillness
thankfulness
thoughtfulness
truthfulness
usefulness
wastefulness
wellness

Synonyms and antonyms of meaningfulness in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «meaningfulness» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF MEANINGFULNESS

Find out the translation of meaningfulness to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of meaningfulness from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «meaningfulness» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

意义
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

significatividad
570 millions of speakers

English

meaningfulness
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

सार्थकता
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

مغزى
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

осмысленность
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

meaningfulness
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

অর্থপূর্ণতা
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

signification
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Bermakna
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Bedeutsamkeit
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

有意味性
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

의미 성
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Meaningfulness
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

ý nghĩa
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

meaningfulness
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

अर्थपूर्णपणा
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

anlamlılık
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

significatività
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

sensowności
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

осмисленість
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

meaningfulness
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

νοήματος
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

sinvolheid
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

meningsfullhet
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

meningsfullhet
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of meaningfulness

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «MEANINGFULNESS»

The term «meaningfulness» is regularly used and occupies the 61.757 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «MEANINGFULNESS» OVER TIME

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about meaningfulness

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QUOTES WITH «MEANINGFULNESS»

Famous quotes and sentences with the word meaningfulness.
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Ian K. Smith
I think happiness is a combination of pleasure, engagement and meaningfulness.

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «MEANINGFULNESS»

Discover the use of meaningfulness in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to meaningfulness and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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The Nature of Meaningfulness: Representing, Powers, and Meaning
Shope presents a unified perspective on meaningfulness, spanning such varied topics as the meaningfulness of linguistic expressions and conventional signs, Freud's conception of the meaningfulness of various mental phenomena and instances ...
Robert K. Shope, 1999
2
Theories of Meaningfulness
" A primary goal of this book is to show that the new theories of meaningfulness and intrinsicness developed in this book are not only descriptive but are also potent.
Louis Narens, 2013
3
Introduction to the Theories of Measurement and ...
In terms of this section's terminology, Narens (1981a) makes the following comment about the above qualitative meaningfulness concepts. a number of concepts of qualitative meaningfulness have been presented, and the problem remains of ...
Louis Narens, 2013
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The Importance of Insight: Essays in Honour of Michael Vertin
Another way of approaching the issue is in terms of the intricate symbiosis of what Lonergan calls ordinary meaningfulness and original meaning- fulness. The ordinary meaningfulness of ordinary language is essentially public and only ...
John J. Liptay, David S. Liptay, 2007
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Measurement: Its Concepts, Theories and Problems
MEANINGFULNESS, VALIDITY AND RELIABILITY One might consider the meaningfulness or significance of measurement from various vantage points. In the operational doctrine of measurement, the question of meaningfulness is laid down ...
Karel Berka, 1983
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Tense, Reference, and Worldmaking
In this chapter I fulfil my promise made in chapter 3 to elaborate upon both the distinction between meaning and meaningfulness and the consti uctivist implications of the SRE theory. These issues are connected through the notion that the ...
James A. McGilvray, 1991
7
Meaningfulness of Doctoral Studies and Personality Hardiness ...
Two groups of PsyD students, one with (n = 36) and one without (n = 44) divorce history were assessed for attitudes of hardiness, meaningfulness of studies, and divorce outcomes.
Victoria Caden Lehman, 2006
8
Maxine Hong Kingston's The Woman Warrior: A Casebook
I use the term multicultural literature to include both works that are explicitly about multicultural societies and those that are implicitly multicultural in the sense of inscribing readers from other 159 Intelligibility and Meaningfulness in Multicultural ...
Sau-ling Cynthia Wong, 1999
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Multiculturalism and the Foundations of Meaningful Life: ...
One, meaning as intrinsic meaningfulness, sets as its standard connection with “ objective meaning in itself, apart from any connections to anything else.” This suggests an unrelenting, Cartesian, approach to meaning: one must reject anything ...
Andrew M. Robinson, 2011
10
Analytic Philosophy of Religion
Philosophy was taken to be primarily a matter of analysis, and the analysis of metaphysical claims - including the claims of theism - revealed that they are cognitively meaningless. Thus, the matter of cognitive meaningfulness came to the ...
James Franklin Harris, 2002

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «MEANINGFULNESS»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term meaningfulness is used in the context of the following news items.
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Mastering cookbook titles
“I think a cookbook should have its own identity, its own title, its own meaningfulness,” the revered editor, now retired, says from her Vermont ... «Greenville Daily Reflector, Jul 15»
2
Book Notice: The Inspiration and Interpretation of Scripture
... scriptural texts and Jesus, and also to interpret the meaningfulness of all scriptural texts through the lens of Jesus' mission and teachings” (p. «Patheos, Jul 15»
3
Fighting for Innovation Attention
... and reaching good levels of engagement and meaningfulness, as well as carrying out the work involved in converting promises into results. «Innovation Excellence, Jul 15»
4
Local residents find new ways to cook at farm-to-table workshop
There's a "meaningfulness you give to your food when cooking locally grown," Salminen said. "You connect yourself with your surroundings. «Chicago Tribune, Jul 15»
5
Networking Jesuit universities
In reflection on the meaningfulness or absurdity of our shared life, our universities necessarily connect to diverse religions, cultures, interest ... «The Manila Times, Jul 15»
6
Beemageddon? As hysteria over honey bees recedes, anti-neonic …
But most entomologists are cautious about the meaningfulness of such research. In contrast, studies monitoring bees in fields have shown little ... «Genetic Literacy Project, Jul 15»
7
Where Has the Domain Name Growth Gone?
In other words, it was the perceptions of meaningfulness of domain names by potential registrants that created the scarcity rather than any ... «CircleID, Jul 15»
8
'Pick and Choose' theology is poison to faith
If those passages are suddenly unreliable, the meaningfulness of all the rest of the Bible has been destroyed. When we look at parts of it we ... «Gallipolis Daily Tribune, Jul 15»
9
The Story of the Birds and the Bees: The Neonic Catastrophe That …
But most entomologists are cautious about the meaningfulness of such research. In contrast, studies monitoring bees in fields have shown little ... «Huffington Post, Jul 15»
10
Know your local buffoons and imbeciles, John L. Wasserman, 1979
The meaningfulness of this cannot be overestimated. It's a matter of integrity, of independence, of — if you'll pardon the expression — rectitude. «San Francisco Chronicle, Jul 15»

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