1. momentous

adjective. ['moʊˈmɛntəs'] of very great significance.


  • significant


  • worthless
  • inessential

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Words that Rhyme with Momentous

  • proventus
  • portentous
  • apprentice

Example sentences of the word momentous

1. Adjective
You'll scarcely find a home without wedding pictures since it is such a momentous event for families.

Quotes containing the word momentous

1. The momentous thing in human life is the art of winning the soul to good or evil.
- Francis Bacon

2. ...I sense that stepping into the light is also a powerful metaphor for consciousness, for the birth of the knowing mind, for the simple and yet momentous coming of the sense of self into the world of the mental.
- Antonio R. Damasio, The Feeling of What Happens: Body and Emotion in the Making of Consciousness