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Does “Eventful” Have a Negative Connotation?

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Joanna from Dallas, Texas, says English is not her first language, and she’s trying to understand the nuances of the words event and eventful. She wonders if the word eventful carries a less positive connotation than the word event. It depends on context, although eventful often has negative associations. You wouldn’t want your surgery, for example, to be an eventful one. This is part of a complete episode.

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