importantly vs. important
- had bronze weapons and composite bows; more important, they utilized the horse and war chariot
- —Harry A. Gailey, Jr.
- second and most important, the book contains no important woman character
- —F. Scott Fitzgerald
- sticks and, just as importantly, unsticks easily
- —Phoebe Hawkins
- importantly, the leaven in the mixture is quality
- —George O'Brien
Examples of important in a Sentence
Diet and exercise are important for health.
In his editorial, he made several important points.
Scientists have made an important discovery.
Doing her job well is important to her.
He's one of the most important scholars in his field.
Recent Examples of important from the Web
The story might be important, but basic humanity and empathy will go further.
For its part, the social issues-focused Collaboraction theater group aims to make that important dialogue a little less painful by taking it offscreen, offline, and into the city's public spaces, face-to-face.
The concept of Labor Day is more important than ever.
Sept. 30 to Feb. 11 The first major exhibition on the ancient Mexican metropolis of Teotihuacan in the United States in 20 years features more than 200 artifacts and works from one of the most important archaeological sites in the world.
Dance exhibitions and competitions will celebrate important cultural rituals through dances such as the Fancy Shawl Dance and the Grass Dance.
The most important thing people with hair like me should know:
AMIT also offers at-risk youth numerous courses and programs that teach practical and needed vocational skills, so students are prepared to play important roles in the automotive, mechanical, electrical and other growth industries.
And then there are a few important parts of current benefits for teachers that all sides agree are not protected, such as a benefit that lets teachers accumulate unused sick days over their careers to enhance their benefits.
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Synonymsbig, consequential, earthshaking, earth-shattering, eventful, historic, major, material, meaningful, momentous, monumental, much, significant, substantial, tectonic, weighty
Antonymsinconsequential, inconsiderable, insignificant, little, minor, negligible, slight, small, trifling, trivial, unimportant
Related Wordsdecisive, fatal, fateful, strategic; earnest, grave, heavy, serious, sincere; distinctive, exceptional, impressive, outstanding, prominent, remarkable; valuable, worthwhile, worthy; distinguished, eminent, great, illustrious, noble, notable, noteworthy, outstanding, preeminent, prestigious; famous, notorious, renowned; all-important, central, critical, crucial, essential, key, pivotal, seminal, vital
Near Antonymspaltry, petty, worthless; anonymous, nameless, obscure, uncelebrated, unknown
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