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
    US English
    Daniel
    British
    Karen
    Australian
    Veena
    Indian

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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. Isak Dinesen:

    I think these difficult times have helped me to understand better than before how infinitely rich and beautiful life is in every way and that so many things that one goes around worrying about are of no importance whatsoever.

  2. Chris Wheeler:

    If they are making better use of their capital it's got to be a good thing. But for anybody who believes in critical mass and the importance of scale then it's a bad thing, especially when you start to withdraw from the biggest market in the world.

  3. Soren Lontoft Hansen:

    The U.S. market for basal insulin represents over 80 percent of the global market for basal insulin, which underlines the importance of Tresiba, we expect a positive price reaction on Monday between 5 percent and 10 percent.

  4. Valerie Amos:

    The government and the opposition need to think about their people, if they actually went out and saw the conditions in which their people are living, it might actually mean that they would pause and think again about the importance of peace.

  5. Topia Rameka:

    Lake Taupo is a treasure of paramount importance to our people, it has sustained our people for 30 generations. Any environmental impact that has the potential to degrade or impact the life-giving force of the water is something that is of major concern to us -- on an environmental level, a social level, and a cultural level.

Images & Illustrations of importance

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