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1. Having meaning, function, or purpose: a meaningful discussion.
2. Showing or conveying meaning, especially without words: a meaningful glance.

mean′ing·ful·ly adv.
mean′ing·ful·ness n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.meaningfulness - the quality of having great value or significance
significance - the quality of being significant; "do not underestimate the significance of nuclear power"
purposefulness, sense of purpose - the quality of having a definite purpose
meaninglessness - the quality of having no value or significance; "he resented the meaninglessness of the tasks they assigned him"
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In particular, we focused on the mediating roles of psychological meaningfulness (PM)--defined in an organizational context as considering one's work as worthwhile, valuable, or conducive to professional or personal growth (Kahn, 1990)--and psychological availability (PA)--which is the degree of employees' confidence in their ability to cope with work demands--in the relationship between consensus on the use of HiPo programs and AC.
However, the joy and meaningfulness it gave to life, he explained, was the greatest defence of poetry.
Positive practices include: Being interested in and caring about colleagues; supporting one another; showing compassion when someone is struggling; avoiding blaming others; forgiving mistakes; inspiring colleagues at work; treating others with respect, gratitude, trust and integrity; and emphasizing the meaningfulness of the work.
Summary: We need to aim for meaningfulness by creating a higher purpose, for sustainable happiness
He said it would foster relations between over 8 million overseas citizens overseas and the OPF and would increase its meaningfulness.
These factors included the application process, compensation and perks, quality of life, meaningfulness of assignments and training, and full-time employment prospects.
She added that she was sure that the play would receive a large audience since she was sure the audience would be looking for and would find true meaningfulness and value in a play like this.
Surely it will dilute the meaningfulness of the day as it is something for the people of Wales to celebrate - it is their day - and the thought of them celebrating St George a long way from their political agenda and usual anti-English diatribe.
What is the relationship between the meaningfulness of fieldwork and the experience of supervision, and OT students' degree of perceived self-efficacy?
This study based on the strength based approach, explores the role of meaningfulness, resilience and grit on flourishing among postgraduate students in India.
These employee surveys, which were administered by WorkplaceDynamics LLC, an independent firm that specialises in health and workplace improvement, take into consideration several key elements that contribute to employee satisfaction, including meaningfulness of work, leadership strength, training, workplace flexibility and diversity, social responsibility, and more.
Moreover, work meaningfulness has a positive effect on intrinsic motivation.