-ful
I. adjective suffix (sometimes -fuller; sometimes -fullest) Etymology: Middle English, from Old English, from full, adjective 1. full of <
prideful
>
2. characterized by <
peaceful
>
3. having the qualities of <
masterful
>
4. tending, given, or liable to <
helpful
>
II. noun suffix number or quantity that fills or would fill <
roomful
>

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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