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gainful

[geyn-fuhl]
adjective
profitable; lucrative: gainful employment.

Origin:
1545–55; gain1 + -ful

gainfully, adverb
gainfulness, noun
ungainful, adjective
ungainfully, adverb
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gainful (ˈɡeɪnfʊl)
 
adj
profitable; lucrative: gainful employment
 
'gainfully
 
adv
 
'gainfulness
 
n

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gainful
1540s (implied in gainfully), from gain + -ful.
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