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earthshaking

adjective earth·shak·ing \ˈərth-ˌshā-kiŋ\

: very important

Full Definition of EARTHSHAKING

:  of great importance :  momentous <an earthshaking announcement>
earth·shak·ing·ly adverb

Examples of EARTHSHAKING

  1. <earthshaking news—the President has been assassinated>

First Known Use of EARTHSHAKING

1948

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