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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.

    Etymology: important +‎ -ly

  2. importantlyadverb

    In an important manner.

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

    Etymology: important +‎ -ly

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. Ryan Zinke:

    They haven't talked to me. The Justice Department will be the same thing as all the other investigations. I follow all rules, procedures, regulations and most importantly the law. This is another politically driven investigation that has no merit.

  2. Kristina Ladygina:

    We did win. Most importantly, they won for us, for the whole country. And they won a place in our hearts.

  3. Chief Executive Pascal Soriot:

    It's early days but if this works we believe we could end up treating up to 40 percent of patients with ovarian or breast cancer and, importantly, we also have very strong pre clinical results in lung cancer, we are not only first but we are going to be first and alone for a time in DDR because there is nobody else that has this portfolio ... we will have something quite unique.

  4. Aung San:

    The projects must not only be economically feasible but also socially and environmentally responsible and, most importantly, they must win the confidence and support of local communities.

  5. The State Department spokesperson:

    Importantly, we will continue pushing for a stronger, multilateral evaluation of the origins of the virus in China. We need the PRC to participate in a full, transparent, evidence-based international study with the needed access to get to the bottom of a virus that's taken more than 3 million lives across the globe — and, critically, to share information and lessons that will help us all prevent future catastrophic biological threats.

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