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
Changeling beliefs therefore offered two important benefits.
In the last war in 2014, the family taxi, an important source of income, was destroyed in an Israeli airstrike on a neighbor's house.
That race will also take the temperature of the electorate but is viewed as less important because Republicans hold a commanding 63-35 majority in that house.
But knowing how long the average commute will be each day is just as important to one’s mental and physical health as well as happiness at work.
The especially strong performance in life science is important for San Diego’s large biomedical sector, which depends on a stream of innovations to keep growing.
The hikes served as a nice demonstration that spending time outside is just as important for my yoga practice as going to a class.
This election year, the Charlotte Observer, The News & Observer and the Durham Herald-Sun want to elevate policy discussions and make sure candidates focus on the most important issues.
Although Rhodes took on important projects like normalizing relations with Cuba and building support for the Iran nuclear deal, his essential role was to be the President’s mirror and echo.
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complacent, conceited, egocentric, egoistic (also egoistical), egotistic (or egotistical), narcissistic, prideful, proud, self-affected, self-applauding, self-centered, self-complacent, self-conceited, self-pleased, self-satisfied, smug, stuck-up;
IMPORTANT Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of important for English Language Learners
: having serious meaning or worth : deserving or requiring serious attention
: having power, authority, or influence
IMPORTANT Defined for Kids
Definition of important for Students
- Graduation is an important event in your life.
- an important leader
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