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Synonyms for momentous
moʊˈmɛn təs

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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"

    unimportant, insignificant

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. momentous

    significant, important, material, weighty

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. momentous(a.)

    important, weighty, significant, grave, serious, of importance, of great consequence

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "momentous":

    memorable, transcendental, far-reaching, transcendent, important, significant

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  1. Ambassador Guajardo:

    That's the type of event that is so momentous, [ the public ] will realize that somebody is helping us and others are not. That would be the big game changer, much more than face masks, gowns or goggles.

  2. 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.

  3. Shannon Rivkin:

    And today marks the potentially momentous meeting between Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un in Singapore.

  4. 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.

  5. Sydney Barber:

    Earning the title of brigade commander speaks volumes, but the title itself is not nearly as significant as the opportunity it brings to lead a team in doing something I believe will be truly special, i am humbled to play a small role in this momentous season of American history.

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