momentousness


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mo·men·tous

 (mō-mĕn′təs)
adj.
Of utmost importance; of outstanding significance or consequence: a momentous occasion; a momentous decision.

mo·men′tous·ly adv.
mo·men′tous·ness n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.momentousness - utmost importancemomentousness - utmost importance      
importance - the quality of being important and worthy of note; "the importance of a well-balanced diet"

momentousness

noun
The condition of being grave and of involving serious consequences:
Translations

momentousness

[məʊˈmentəsnɪs] Ntrascendencia f, suma importancia f

momentousness

nBedeutsamkeit f; (of decision)Tragweite f
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