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Princeton's WordNet

  1. importantly, significantlyadverb

    in an important way or to an important degree

    "more importantly, Weber held that the manifold meaning attached to the event by the social scientist could alter his definition of the concrete event itself"

  2. importantlyadverb

    in an important way

    "for centuries jellies have figured importantly among English desserts, particularly upon festive occasion"


  1. importantlyadverb

    Used to mark a statement as having importance.

    These potentially ground-breaking discoveries need to be tempered by the knowledge that very high doses - the equivalent of 100-plus bottles of red wine daily - were given to mice. Importantly, after resveratrol is absorbed into the blood, it is broken down quickly and may have limited effect in humans.

  2. importantlyadverb

    In an important manner.

    Even sitting in a restaurant, the person on a cell phone seems importantly busy and on the move.

  3. Etymology: important -ly


  1. importantly

    Importantly is an adverb that is used to indicate that something is of great significance, value, or consequence. It is often used to emphasize and draw attention to a detail, point, or argument being made within a context. It can also express the state of being important or carrying high priority.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Importantlyadverb

    in an important manner

British National Corpus

  1. Adverbs Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'importantly' in Adverbs Frequency: #370

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of importantly in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of importantly in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

Examples of importantly in a Sentence

  1. Donald Trump on Wednesday:

    The insiders wrote the rules of the game to keep themselves in power and in the money, that’s why Bernie Sanders ' supporters’re asking Bernie Sanders ’ voters to join Bernie Sanders ' supporters movement so together Bernie Sanders ' supporters can fix the system for all Americans. Importantly, this includes fixing all of our many disastrous trade deals.

  2. Mark Reid:

    It's clearly something that helps to sell the asset and put it into the hands of a smaller company... It is an interesting dynamic that the majors are able to use their balance sheet to facilitate (mergers and acquisitions), we continue to talk to our contacts at BP, and other majors. (But) most importantly, (we plan) so that the company doesn't find itself drowned in debt.

  3. Andretti Autosport:

    It is with the heaviest of hearts we share that John Andretti has today lost his battle with cancer, john was a loving husband and father, a devoted son and a trusted cousin. He was a philanthropist, an advocate for the sport, a dedicated teammate, a driven competitor and most importantly a dear friend.

  4. Daniel Hays:

    The show really serves three complementary purposes : It is an education forum, but is also a product showcase and then, most importantly, it is a place where deals get done and relationships get built, in particular, the deal-making and relationship building are challenging to replace in the virtual world.

  5. Ben Rhodes:

    Obviously, we recognize that the U.S.-Brazil relationship went through a turbulent patch after the disclosures that took place related to U.S. intelligence activities a couple of years ago, however, we went through a very thorough review of those activities and we worked hard, together with the Brazilian government, to address a variety of concerns, but importantly, to begin a new chapter in our bilateral relationship.

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