earthshattering

earth·shat·ter·ing

 (ûrth′shăt′ər-ĭng)
adj.
Earthshaking.
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Back in my day, the six-week break meant hanging out in the adventure playground all day with your mates or at the local shopping centre - hardly earthshattering I agree, but at least we were safe.
The couple were given the earthshattering news that Carson had died and had to go home to their youngest son Coby without his brother.
An insider said detectives have no "earthshattering leads" and rarely visit the Portuguese resort where the three-year-old vanished in 2007.
THE BEST...-seller THERE'S nothing that earthshattering about Holly Willoughby's style but whatever the 37-year-old wears sells out in seconds.
THE BEST-SELLER THERE'S nothing that earthshattering about Holly Willoughby's style but whatever the 37-year-old wears sells out in seconds.
Tom Kerr FESTIVAL REVIEW COMMENT THE recommendations were not earthshattering, but the release of the BHA's review into six fatalities at last season's Cheltenham Festival was clearly an important day for the regulator and the sport as a whole.
But, rather than dwell on her earthshattering situation, Isabel has spent the past nine months fighting the disease and making sure her children, Dylan, nine, and six-year-old Lucy have a bright future.
Like this was the core of solid relationships, like this was our example, the people who could make it over time, so when someone broke up and they'd been together for years it was earthshattering for the community.
The carry-out was bought for the journey home and the BBC were on the phone for an interview to mark this earthshattering occasion.
From that day to Neymar's earthshattering PS200m move from Barcelona to Paris Saint-Germain this summer, record fees excite some and exasperate others.