1. crucial

adjective. ['ˈkruːʃəl'] of extreme importance; vital to the resolution of a crisis.


  • decisive
  • essential
  • important
  • life-or-death
  • life-and-death
  • polar
  • critical


  • inessential
  • indecisive
  • noncrucial
  • inconclusive

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How to spell crucial? Is it crutial? Or cruciale? Common misspellings are:

  • crutial
  • cruciale

Example sentences of the word crucial

1. Adjective
It is crucial that group homes be about more than making a profit.

Quotes containing the word crucial

1. I read the script and decide if a particular character looks fun to play. I look for complexity and a sense of humor. Those are crucial, real things to life.
- Steve Buscemi

2. Personal branding is crucial in today's society. Just remember to wait until the metal is red hot before pressing it into your flesh.
- Jarod Kintz, This Book is Not FOR SALE

3. The decision to kiss for the first time is the most crucial in any love story. It changes the relationship of two people much more strongly than even the final surrender; because this kiss already has within it that surrender.
- Emil Ludwig

2. crucial

adjective. ['ˈkruːʃəl'] having crucial relevance.


  • dispensable

3. crucial

adjective. ['ˈkruːʃəl'] of the greatest importance.


  • important
  • of import
  • all-important
  • all important
  • of the essence


  • irresolute
  • indefinite
  • expendable
  • extrinsic