Definition of eventful in English:

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Pronunciation: /ɪˈvɛntfʊl/
Pronunciation: /ɪˈvɛntf(ə)l/


Marked by interesting or exciting events: his long and eventful life
More example sentences
  • Today was one of those eventful and interesting days that we read about in novels and cheap self help books.
  • It has been a long, eventful and very interesting road for the three apprentices.
  • The coming week has been an eventful one in regional history from a couple of standpoints.



Example sentences
  • With the eventfully routine and boring lives that we live these days, I have not had the chance to actually sit down and figure out how I am actually holding up.
  • Li's 24th birthday passes eventfully and ends dramatically.
  • There was a moment when he looked like he was going to turn me down again, but eventfully he nodded his head, and the two of us walked into my big empty house together.


Example sentences
  • The movement of information into knowledge, whether fiction or nonfiction, is never stable and in a temporally and visually dynamic environment it is this eventfulness that will teach us what we should be doing.
  • Taken together these events are often glossed as ‘country’: country tells what is happening; it announces its own patterned eventfulness and invites engagement.
  • Despite the eventfulness of this weekend I find my train of thought returning again and again to one topic; monkey pox.

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