-ful SUFFIX 1) (forming adjectives from nouns) full of; having the qualities of: sorrowful. 2) forming adjectives from adjectives or from Latin stems with little change of sense: grateful. 3) (forming adjectives from verbs) apt to; able to; accustomed to: forgetful. 4) forming nouns denoting the amount needed to fill the specified container: bucketful.

English terms dictionary. 2015.

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