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Definitions for momentous
moʊˈmɛn təsmo·men·tous

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. momentous(adj)

    of very great significance

    "deciding to drop the atom bomb was a very big decision"; "a momentous event"

Wiktionary

  1. momentous(Adjective)

    outstanding in importance

  2. momentous(Adjective)

    of unparalleled significance

Webster Dictionary

  1. Momentous(adj)

    of moment or consequence; very important; weighty; as, a momentous decision; momentous affairs

    Etymology: [Cf. L. momentosus rapid, momentary.]

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of momentous in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of momentous in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

Examples of momentous in a Sentence

  1. John Bercow:

    I've never said anything about going in July of this year, i do feel that now is a time in which momentous events are taking place and there are great issues to be resolved and in those circumstances, it doesn't seem to me sensible to vacate the chair.

  2. Dietrich Bonhoeffer:

    It is the characteristic excellence of the strong man that he can bring momentous issues to the fore and make a decision about them. The weak are always forced to decide between alternatives they have not chosen themselves.

  3. John Bercow:

    I do feel that now is a time in which momentous events are taking place and there are great issues to be resolved and in those circumstances, it doesn't seem to me sensible to vacate the chair.

  4. Elihu Burritt:

    Forming characters Whose Our own or others Both. And in that momentous fact lies the peril and responsibility of our existence.

  5. Donald Trump:

    I look forward to speaking to this amazing group of students on such a momentous occasion.

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