world-shaking


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world-shak·ing

(wûrld′shā′kĭng)
adj.
Of great significance or consequence.

world-shaking

adj
of enormous significance; momentous

world′-shak`ing



adj.
of sufficient dimensions or importance to affect the entire world, as an event or situation.
[1590–1600]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.world-shaking - 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"
Translations

world-shaking

[ˈwɜːldˌʃeɪkɪŋ] ADJpasmoso
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