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moʊˈmɛn təsmo·men·tous

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. momentousadjective

    of very great significance

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


  1. momentousadjective

    outstanding in importance

  2. momentousadjective

    of unparalleled significance

Webster Dictionary

  1. Momentousadjective

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

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

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  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. Elihu Burritt:

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

  2. Gaurav Singhal:

    This is a momentous agreement, not just for FDI inflows related to Oyu Tolgoi phase 2 development, but also for other FDI and portfolio inflows that it may spark.

  3. Paul Wong:

    We have seen some spectacular results for Kweichow Moutai sold in Hong Kong, but this momentous price takes the baijiu spirit's standing amongst collectors to new heights, whilst current travel restrictions may prevent our clients from moving around, this has proved no impediment to the growing momentum of Moutai's popularity outside Asia.

  4. Erik Pevernagie:

    By recurrently standing back, assessing the daily events, taking time to correct the range of vision and evaluating what is authentic in life, we create space for reflection and spiritual regeneration. The construction of momentous and mindful intermissions allows us to update our identity and readjust our personality. ( "Svp "Arrêt sur image" )

  5. Jerrold Nadler:

    This was a very grave and momentous step that we were forced to take today to move a contempt citation against the attorney general of the United States. We did not relish doing this. But we had no choice.

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    take away to an undisclosed location against their will and usually in order to extract a ransom
    • A. render
    • B. abash
    • C. abase
    • D. abduct

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