What does epochal mean?

Definitions for epochal
ˈɛp ə kəl; esp. Brit. ˈi pɒ-epochal

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. epochal, epoch-makingadjective

    highly significant or important especially bringing about or marking the beginning of a new development or era

    "epochal decisions made by Roosevelt and Churchill"; "an epoch-making discovery"

Wiktionary

  1. epochaladjective

    of or pertaining to an epoch

  2. epochaladjective

    highly important or significant; monumentous, epoch-making

Webster Dictionary

  1. Epochaladjective

    belonging to an epoch; of the nature of an epoch

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of epochal in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of epochal in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

Examples of epochal in a Sentence

  1. Thomas Doherty:

    Yes, the Queen's coronation was the epochal moment that made the Brits realize that television was the essential furniture of modern life... and the glue for postwar British culture.

  2. Nicholas Thomas:

    There has been an extraordinary, epochal change in the last 25 years, when I was a child in the 1960s, we didn't see tattoos everywhere. But there has been an explosion in popularity, and this tells us a lot about who we are, both culturally and as individuals.

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