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eventful

[ ih-vent-fuhl ]
/ ɪˈvɛnt fəl /
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adjective

full of events or incidents, especially of a striking character: an exciting account of an eventful life.
having important issues or results; momentous.

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Origin of eventful

First recorded in 1590–1600; event + -ful

OTHER WORDS FROM eventful

e·vent·ful·ly, adverbe·vent·ful·ness, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for eventful

eventful
/ (ɪˈvɛntfʊl) /

adjective

full of events or incidentsan eventful day

Derived forms of eventful

eventfully, adverbeventfulness, noun
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