Definition of 'momentous'
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We have had momentous days before and survived them all. Times, Sunday Times (2016)The book goes into little detail on what seems quite a momentous change. Times, Sunday Times (2014)The sense that you are a part of an unparalleled history can play momentous tricks. Times, Sunday Times (2014)This day will be momentous in the history of all time. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Many other people must adjust to these momentous changes. Cultural Anthropology (1995)One of the reasons his career feels so weighty is because of the momentous history it spans. Times, Sunday Times (2011)It was designed as a golden souvenir of a momentous day. Times, Sunday Times (2012)But there was a momentous change of attitude in that sentence. Times, Sunday Times (2010)It was a momentous day for me. The Sun (2010)Americans sense their nation is on the threshold of momentous change. The Sun (2008)This has been a momentous day. Times, Sunday Times (2014)None of these changes was momentous. The Barefoot Emperor: An Ethiopian Tragedy (2007)The unbroken bottle was the first hitch in what had been a momentous day for the Duchess. Times, Sunday Times (2007)It's one of those momentous days alongside changing the offside law. The Sun (2013)To explore the history of our streets is to chart momentous social change and the ebb and flow between enormous wealth and terrible poverty. Times, Sunday Times (2014)The relationship of his art to his country's dark and momentous history is perhaps the most powerful force that shapes this retrospective. Times, Sunday Times (2011)We should not forget the momentous changes occurring in Tunisia and Egypt. Times, Sunday Times (2011)The deciding shootout leg was summed up in commentary at the time as the'most momentous in darts history '. The Sun (2015)
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Translations for 'momentous'
British English: momentous /məʊˈmɛntəs/ ADJECTIVE
A momentous event is very important.
...the momentous decision to get married.
- American English: momentous
- Arabic: هَامٌ جِداً
- Brazilian Portuguese: importantíssimo
- Chinese: 重大的
- Croatian: značajan
- Czech: důležitý
- Danish: afgørende
- Dutch: gewichtig
- European Spanish: trascendental
- Finnish: merkittävä
- French: capital
- German: bedeutsam
- Greek: βαρυσήμαντος
- Italian: molto importante
- Japanese: きわめて重大な
- Korean: 중대한
- Norwegian: av stor betydning
- Polish: doniosły
- European Portuguese: importantíssimo
- Romanian: de seamă
- Russian: значительный
- Spanish: trascendental
- Swedish: mycket viktig
- Thai: ซึ่งมีความสำคัญมาก
- Turkish: çok önemli
- Ukrainian: пам'ятний
- Vietnamese: quan trọng
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