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Synonyms for crucial
ˈkru ʃəlcru·cial

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  1. crucial

    Synonyms:
    searching, probing, severe, discriminating, sharp, critical, piercing

    Antonyms:
    superficial, indifferent, mild, uncritical, lenient, lax

Princeton's WordNet

  1. crucial, importantadjective

    of extreme importance; vital to the resolution of a crisis

    "a crucial moment in his career"; "a crucial election"; "a crucial issue for women"

    Synonyms:
    essential, all important(p), all-important(a), significant, of import, important, authoritative, of the essence(p)

    Antonyms:
    immaterial, unimportant, noncrucial

  2. crucialadjective

    having crucial relevance

    "crucial to the case"; "relevant testimony"

    Synonyms:
    all important(p), of the essence(p), important, essential, all-important(a)

    Antonyms:
    unimportant, noncrucial, immaterial

  3. all-important(a), all important(p), crucial, essential, of the essence(p)adjective

    of the greatest importance

    "the all-important subject of disarmament"; "crucial information"; "in chess cool nerves are of the essence"

    Antonyms:
    immaterial, noncrucial, unimportant

Editors Contribution

  1. key partadverb

    Submitted by jndiwehfyusn on September 20, 2021  

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. crucialadjective

    Synonyms:
    transverse, intersecting

  2. crucialadjective

    Synonyms:
    severe, searching, trying, decisive

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. crucialadjective

    Synonyms:
    cruciform, cross-shaped, severe, trying, ordeal

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How to use crucial in a sentence?

  1. Carlos Martinez:

    This is a crucial time for the left. Our time has come. We have an opportunity for change.

  2. Adrian Edwards:

    At present, we're seeing situations where children and teenagers are being detained in some cases in detention centers, it's really crucial that the authorities in these countries do have the necessary resources and means to provide viable alternatives to these children.

  3. Lujan Grisham:

    The imperative for all of us to remain home and physically distant has not changed. It is even more crucial for New Mexicans in the northwestern region. But what is happening in the northwest could happen in any part of our state. We must remain vigilant.

  4. Micah Grzywnowicz:

    For years, we have said that marriage equality was an important signifier of equality, but not the be-all and end-all for LGBTI people, what is also crucial for our communities are effective laws to recognize rights of trans people to self-determination, robust protection against LGBTI-phobic violence and speech, equal access to reproductive rights, and prohibiting medical intervention on intersex children.

  5. Uwe Remme:

    Electricity from sources such as wind, solar and nuclear is essential for decarbonising our energy system -- but it can not do it alone, and long-distance transport and heavy industries are home to the hardest emissions to reduce, hydrogen is versatile enough to fill some of these critical gaps -- in providing vital feedstocks for the chemicals and steel industries or crucial ingredients for low-carbon fuels for planes and ships.


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