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1. important

adjective. ['ˌɪmˈpɔrtənt'] of great significance or value.

Synonyms

  • essential
  • significant
  • main
  • chief
  • principal
  • key
  • crucial
  • major
  • salient
  • prime
  • dominant
  • foremost
  • supreme
  • burning
  • cardinal
  • importance
  • central
  • great
  • all important
  • outstanding
  • of the essence
  • grave
  • measurable
  • big
  • serious
  • of import
  • primary
  • grand
  • eventful
  • in-chief
  • historic
  • most-valuable
  • Copernican
  • weighty
  • all-important
  • fundamental
  • alpha
  • distinguished
  • grievous
  • consequential
  • heavy
  • master
  • primal
  • strategic
  • principal
  • beta

Antonyms

  • inessential
  • unimportant
  • unimportance
  • insignificant

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Words that Rhyme with Important

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A common misspelling of important is importan

Example sentences of the word important


1. Adjective
Elaborate on why the goal was important and worth pursuing.

Quotes containing the word important


1. I am enough of an artist to draw freely upon my imagination. Imagination is more important than knowledge. Knowledge is limited. Imagination encircles the world.
- Albert Einstein

2. The most important single ingredient in the formula of success is knowing how to get along with people.
- Theodore Roosevelt

3. Always bear in mind that your own resolution to succeed is more important than any other.
- Abraham Lincoln

2. self-important

adjective. having or showing feelings of unwarranted importance out of overbearing pride.

Synonyms

  • arrogant
  • chesty

Antonyms

  • modest
  • unimpressive
  • frail

Etymology

  • important (English)
  • self- (English)

3. all-important

adjective. of the greatest importance.

Synonyms

  • essential
  • important
  • of import
  • all important
  • of the essence

Antonyms

  • noncritical
  • inessential
  • indecisive
  • noncrucial

4. important-looking

adjective. impressive in appearance.

Antonyms

  • unmoving

5. important

adjective. ['ˌɪmˈpɔrtənt'] important in effect or meaning.

Synonyms

  • profound
  • large
  • epochal
  • evidential
  • world-shaking
  • probative
  • significant
  • epoch-making
  • of import
  • probatory
  • prodigious
  • earthshaking
  • noteworthy
  • fundamental
  • remarkable
  • monumental
  • operative
  • portentous
  • meaningful
  • world-shattering
  • evidentiary
  • momentous

Antonyms

  • meaningless
  • insignificant
  • peripheral
  • bad

6. important

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

Synonyms

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

Antonyms

  • inessential
  • indecisive
  • noncrucial
  • unworthy

7. important

adjective. ['ˌɪmˈpɔrtənt'] having authority or ascendancy or influence.

Synonyms

  • authoritative

Antonyms

  • ordinal
  • inessentiality

8. important

adjective. ['ˌɪmˈpɔrtənt'] having or suggesting a consciousness of high position.

Antonyms

  • cheap
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