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1. moment

noun. ['ˈmoʊmənt'] a particular point in time.

Synonyms

  • point
  • last minute
  • pinpoint
  • instant
  • minute
  • second
  • point in time
  • moment of truth
  • psychological moment
  • climax
  • culmination
  • time

Antonyms

  • hide
  • uncover
  • antinode
  • node

Etymology

  • moment (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • momentum (Latin)

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Words that Rhyme with Moment

  • abandonment
  • abatement
  • aberrant
  • abhorrent
  • abortifacient
  • abridgement
  • absent
  • absorbent
  • abstinent
  • abundant
  • accelerant
  • accident
  • accompaniment
  • accompaniment
  • accomplishment
  • accountant
  • accouterment
  • accoutrement
  • achievement
  • acknowledgement

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A common misspelling of moment is moent

Example sentences of the word moment


1. Noun, singular or mass
Remove the lens and set it aside for the moment.

Quotes containing the word moment


1. Friendship ... is born at the moment when one man says to another "What! You too? I thought that no one but myself . . .
- C.S. Lewis, The Four Loves

2. There is never a time or place for true love. It happens accidentally, in a heartbeat, in a single flashing, throbbing moment.
- Sarah Dessen, The Truth About Forever

3. At the moment of death I hope to be surprised.
- Ivan Illich

2. spur-of-the-moment

adjective. in response to an unforeseen need.

Antonyms

  • ready

3. moment

noun. ['ˈmoʊmənt'] an indefinitely short time.

Synonyms

  • blink of an eye
  • bit
  • instant
  • split second
  • minute
  • mo
  • second
  • wink
  • heartbeat
  • jiffy
  • trice
  • twinkling
  • time
  • flash

Antonyms

  • end
  • beginning
  • undock
  • break

Etymology

  • moment (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • momentum (Latin)

4. moment

noun. ['ˈmoʊmənt'] having important effects or influence.

Synonyms

  • import
  • consequence
  • matter
  • hell to pay

Antonyms

  • inconsequence
  • beseeching
  • slow
  • future

Etymology

  • moment (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • momentum (Latin)

5. moment

noun. ['ˈmoʊmənt'] at this time.

Synonyms

  • here and now
  • nowadays
  • present

Antonyms

  • antemeridian
  • linger
  • tasteful
  • dullness

Etymology

  • moment (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • momentum (Latin)

6. moment

noun. ['ˈmoʊmənt'] the n-th moment of a distribution is the expected value of the n-th power of the deviations from a fixed value.

Synonyms

  • second moment
  • variance

Antonyms

  • big
  • large
  • careless

Etymology

  • moment (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • momentum (Latin)

7. moment

noun. ['ˈmoʊmənt'] a turning force produced by an object acting at a distance (or a measure of that force).

Synonyms

  • moment of inertia
  • moment of a couple
  • dipole moment

Antonyms

  • disagreement
  • former
  • lower
  • dull

Etymology

  • moment (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • momentum (Latin)
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