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1. importance

noun. ['ˌɪmˈpɔrtəns'] the quality of being important and worthy of note.

Synonyms

  • account
  • greatness
  • momentousness
  • magnitude
  • prominence
  • significance
  • weight
  • value
  • urgency
  • weightiness
  • important
  • of import
  • unimportant
  • essentiality
  • essentialness
  • illustriousness

Antonyms

  • important
  • unimportant
  • insignificance
  • unimportance

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Words that Rhyme with Importance

  • abeyance
  • abhorrence
  • absence
  • abstinence
  • abundance
  • acceptance
  • acceptance
  • accordance
  • acquaintance
  • acquiescence
  • adherence
  • admittance
  • adolescence
  • adolescence
  • adriance
  • affluence
  • agence
  • allegiance
  • alliance
  • allowance

Example sentences of the word importance


1. Noun, singular or mass
The importance of the microscope in the study of cells was a breakthrough in technology.

Quotes containing the word importance


1. Obstacles are necessary for success because in selling, as in all careers of importance, victory comes only after many struggles and countless defeats.
- Og Mandino

2. You may not always have a comfortable life and you will not always be able to solve all of the world's problems at once but don't ever underestimate the importance you can have because history has shown us that courage can be contagious and hope can take on a life of its own.
- Michelle Obama

3. The art of war is of vital importance to the state. It is a matter of life and death, a road either to safety or to ruin. Hence it is a subject of inquiry which can on no account be neglected.
- Sun Tzu

2. self-importance

noun. an inflated feeling of pride in your superiority to others.

Synonyms

  • egotism
  • pride
  • ego

Antonyms

  • unconsciousness
  • meekness
  • subduedness
  • humbleness

Etymology

  • importance (English)
  • self- (English)

3. self-importance

noun. an exaggerated opinion of your own importance.

Synonyms

  • superiority complex
  • vanity
  • swelled head
  • egotism
  • conceitedness

Antonyms

  • worth
  • venial sin
  • dissatisfaction
  • humble

Etymology

  • importance (English)
  • self- (English)

4. importance

noun. ['ˌɪmˈpɔrtəns'] a prominent status.

Synonyms

  • primacy
  • accent
  • standing
  • grandness

Antonyms

  • indirect discourse
  • credit
  • debit
  • littleness
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