Etymology
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useful (adj.)

1590s, from use (n.) + -ful. Related: Usefully; usefulness.

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plentiful (adj.)

c. 1400, plenteful, "abundant, existing in great plenty," from plenty + -ful. Related: Plentifully; plentifulness.

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wasteful (adj.)
early 14c., "destructive," from waste (n.) + -ful. Meaning "lavish" is from mid-15c. Related: Wastefully; wastefulness.
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lapful (n.)
1610s, from lap (n.1) + -ful. In old slang, "a lover or husband," also "an unborn child."
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mouthful (n.)

early 15c., "as much as a mouth can hold," from mouth (n.) + -ful. Meaning "a lot to say" is from 1748.

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distasteful (adj.)

"unpleasant or disgusting to the taste," c. 1600, from distaste + -ful. Related: Distastefully; distastefulness.

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cupful (n.)

"quantity that a cup holds, contents of a cup," late Old English, from cup (n.) + -ful.

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mirthful (adj.)

early 14c., "delightful," from mirth + -ful. Related: Mirthfully; mirthfulness.

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hateful (adj.)
mid-14c., "full of hate;" late 14c., "exciting hate;" from hate (n.) + -ful. Related: Hatefully; hatefulness.
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impactful (adj.)
1961, originally in advertising, from impact (n.) + -ful. Related: Impactfully; impactfulness.
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