Examples of importance in a sentence
The teacher lectured the students on the importance of mutual respect.
He exaggerated the importance of his role in the rescue mission.
The negotiations have taken on added importance in the wake of the bomb attack.
a matter of little importance
First Known Use of importance
Synonym Discussion of importance
IMPORTANCE Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of importance for English Language Learners
: the quality or state of being important : value or significance
IMPORTANCE Defined for Kids
Definition of importance for Students
: the quality or state of being important The discovery is of great importance.
Seen and Heard
What made you want to look up importance? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).