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
All four performers showcased their vocal abilities and showed that soul music was still important.
Ferentz said that was important for his team to not let up despite a 14-point halftime lead.
All this said, Orr says the most important place to capture a memory, is still in the mind.
While that is important, there remains the more fundamental question of Russia’s interference, irrespective of whether anyone attached to the Trump campaign was assisting.
Which is precisely why the astounding success of Wonder Woman is so important.
In its most important aspect, then, the House tax-cut plan is a complete failure of governing.
Procter and Gamble's must-watch tribute to moms of athletes also tackles an important and timely topic.
The most important fact about the corporate tax is that the paper documents and legal understandings that make up a corporation can’t literally pay taxes themselves.
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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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