What does Importance mean?

Definitions for Importance
ɪmˈpɔr tnsIm·por·tance

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. importance(noun)

    the quality of being important and worthy of note

    "the importance of a well-balanced diet"

  2. importance, grandness(noun)

    a prominent status

    "a person of importance"

Wiktionary

  1. importance(Noun)

    The quality or condition of being important or worthy of note

  2. importance(Noun)

    significance or prominence

  3. importance(Noun)

    personal status or standing

Webster Dictionary

  1. Importance(noun)

    the quality or state of being important; consequence; weight; moment; significance

    Etymology: [F. importance. See Important.]

  2. Importance(noun)

    subject; matter

    Etymology: [F. importance. See Important.]

  3. Importance(noun)

    import; meaning; significance

    Etymology: [F. importance. See Important.]

  4. Importance(noun)

    importunity; solicitation

    Etymology: [F. importance. See Important.]

Editors Contribution

  1. importance

    The quality of being important.

    The level of importance was relative to what was occuring.

    Submitted by MaryC on March 18, 2020  

British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'Importance' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #1005

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'Importance' in Written Corpus Frequency: #2398

  3. Nouns Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'Importance' in Nouns Frequency: #464

How to pronounce Importance?

  1. Alex
    Alex
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    Daniel
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    Karen
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    Australian
    Veena
    Veena
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How to say Importance in sign language?

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Importance in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Importance in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

Examples of Importance in a Sentence

  1. Marine Corps General Jim Jones:

    I think the policy is fine, i think we should lighten up a little bit about the importance of phone calls and signals that may or may not have been sent. I think policy is pretty stable and the Chinese relationship is very important.

  2. Noël Coward:

    My importance to the world is relatively small. On the other hand, my importance to myself is tremendous. I am all I have to work with, to play with, to suffer and to enjoy. It is not the eyes of others that I am wary of, but of my own. I do not intend to let myself down more than I can possibly help, and I find that the fewer illusions I have about myself or the world around me, the better company I am for myself.

  3. Jeffrey Kloha:

    Though we had hoped the testing would render different results, this is an opportunity to educate the public on the importance of verifying the authenticity of rare biblical artifacts, the elaborate testing process undertaken and our commitment to transparency, as an educational institution entrusted with cultural heritage, The Museum upholds and adheres to all museum and ethical guidelines on collection care, research and display.

  4. Roger Goodell:

    We relied on the critical importance of protecting the integrity of the game and the thoroughness and independence of The Wells report.

  5. Jessica Dempsey:

    The safety of everyone on the mountain,( observatory staff), law enforcement and protesters is of paramount importance to us.

Images & Illustrations of Importance

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