Dictionary

momentous

adjective mo·men·tous \mō-ˈmen-təs, mə-\

: very important : having great or lasting importance

Full Definition of MOMENTOUS

mo·men·tous·ly adverb
mo·men·tous·ness noun

Examples of MOMENTOUS

  1. My college graduation was a momentous day in my life.
  2. <a momentous occasion that will go down in the history books>

First Known Use of MOMENTOUS

1656

Rhymes with MOMENTOUS

Browse

Next Word in the Dictionary: momentumPrevious Word in the Dictionary: moment of truthAll Words Near: momentous
March 31, 2015
refluent Hear it
Flowing back
Take a 3-minute break and test your skills!
How to use a word that (literally) drives some people nuts.
Test your vocab with our fun, fast game
Ailurophobia, and 9 other unusual fears