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Of great significance or consequence.


of enormous significance; momentous


of sufficient dimensions or importance to affect the entire world, as an event or situation.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend: - sufficiently significant to affect the whole world; "earthshaking proposals"; "the contest was no world-shaking affair"; "the conversation...could hardly be called world-shattering"
significant, important - important in effect or meaning; "a significant change in tax laws"; "a significant change in the Constitution"; "a significant contribution"; "significant details"; "statistically significant"


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