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Definitions of eventful

  1. having important issues or results; " the year's only really consequential legislation"; " an eventful decision"
  2. full of events or incidents; " the most exhausting and eventful day of my life"
  3. Full of, or rich in, events or incidents; as, an eventful journey; an eventful period of history; an eventful period of life.
  4. Full of incidents or happenings; momentous.
  5. Eventfully.
  6. Full or fruitful of events.
  7. Full of events or results.
  8. Attended or characterized by important events; momentous.
  9. Full of events; fraught with important issues.
  10. Producing great changes; full of events.
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Quotes of eventful

  1. The old man, of whom we know how he has become what he is, is more of an individual than the young man; for it is only in the course of an eventful life that men are differentiated into full individuality. – Erich Auerbach
  2. In this eventful period the colony of New South Wales is already far advanced. – Charles Sturt

Usage examples for eventful

  1. The next day is to be an eventful one. – The Man That Corrupted Hadleyburg and Other Stories by Mark Twain (Samuel Clemens) Last Updated: February 18, 2009
  2. I must now leave Sapt and his friends, and relate how I myself proceeded on this eventful night. – The Prisoner of Zenda by Anthony Hope
  3. Many years after they had been successfully overcome, the conversation which took place one eventful evening was vividly remembered. – Self Help by Samuel Smiles
  4. Mrs. Devon's mansion was thrown open early on the eventful evening, but few would come until midnight. – The Metropolis by Upton Sinclair
  5. My twenty- six miles' coach drive was neither pleasant nor eventful – My Brilliant Career by Miles Franklin
  6. This was the sentiment expressed by Frank as he retired to rest at the end of the most eventful day in his young life. – The Boys of Bellwood School by Frank V. Webster
  7. The allusion to his father made him remember how completely all the more active and eventful part of their lives had gone by for these two old men before he came into the world. – Fated to Be Free by Jean Ingelow
  8. She told him that he had a " degree" of talent, that he was the youngest and most ignorant person for his age that she had ever met, that he was conceited, that he was rough and he had no manners, that he was too humble, that he was a " flopper" because he was so anxious to please, that he was a boy and an old man at the same time and finally that the Galleon baby- a solemn child- had taken to him as it had never taken to any one during the eventful three years of its life. – Fortitude by Hugh Walpole
  9. It was now, Earth Eastern Time, A. M. Twenty- eight hours only of this eventful voyage were passed. – Astounding Stories of Super-Science, March 1930 by Various
  10. A son and three daughters contributed to the sunshine of the close of a somewhat stormy and eventful life. – Inventors by Philip Gengembre Hubert
  11. Whenever the remains of the lord of this amiable woman are deposited on the same spot, I venture humbly and respectfully to suggest, that the tablet to his memory should include a copy of the most eventful document of his life and times. – A Morning's Walk from London to Kew by Richard Phillips
  12. To suspect him of such a crime was painful in the last degree to their feelings; but why did he persist in refusing to state where he was on the eventful night? – Mrs. Halliburton's Troubles by Mrs. Henry Wood
  13. But danger was not so pressing as to prevent them from giving full place to the impressions of the strange and eventful scene round them, with its grandeur, its sadness, its promises. – Spenser (English Men of Letters Series) by R. W. Church
  14. One or two trifling affairs still remained undone and these they set themselves to make before the eventful day of departure. – Ethel Morton at Chautauqua by Mabell S. C. Smith
  15. The result of the experiment promises to be eventful – The League of the Leopard by Harold Bindloss
  16. It is too eventful a step to be taken suddenly. – The Bramleighs Of Bishop's Folly by Charles James Lever
  17. But he never says that any of those priests sat there in a dark corner with her, and forced her to reveal to their ears the secret history of all the thoughts, desires, and human frailties of her long and eventful life. – The Priest, The Woman And The Confessional by Father Chiniquy
  18. " This is a nice cheerful country, Coates, and a fairly eventful day of it," remarked Helston. – The Heath Hover Mystery by Bertram Mitford
  19. On this eventful morning it so happened that the ladies were all assembled in the breakfast- room before any of the gentlemen were down. – The Duke Decides by Headon Hill
  20. He appeared an entirely different person from the man who had been so careful of her welfare during the eventful journey they had made together. – The Splendid Folly by Margaret Pedler