giving or rendering aid or assistance; of service: Your comments were very helpful.

1300–50; Middle English; see help, -ful

helpfully, adverb
helpfulness, noun
overhelpful, adjective
overhelpfully, adverb
overhelpfulness, noun
quasi-helpful, adjective
quasi-helpfully, adverb
unhelpful, adjective
unhelpfully, adverb

useful, convenient; beneficial, advantageous.

useless, inconvenient. Unabridged
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helpful (ˈhɛlpfʊl)
serving a useful function; giving help

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Example sentences
But it will become a reality only through self-restraint and active effort in
  friendliness and helpfulness.
Everything is geared toward making visitors happy, with an emphasis on
  professionalism and helpfulness.
Courtesy and helpfulness seem to be the social grease.
Anecdotal evidence suggests that a common reason for choosing a particular
  school is the helpfulness of the admissions office.
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