Examples of momentous in a Sentence
My college graduation was a momentous day in my life.
a momentous occasion that will go down in the history books
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Following his first home run in two months, Harper executed a textbook bat flip and followed it with a momentous flip of his hair while teammates celebrated.
Albeit a generation or so late by its own admission, Kansas is taking a momentous and much-needed step by cranking up a $350 million fundraising campaign focused primarily on administering aid to its sickly football program.
The performance by Babayan and Argerich, a presentation of the Cleveland International Piano Competition, was thrilling, a momentous display of virtuosity fueled by artistic understanding and long personal friendship.
The Bulldogs also received momentous double-digit kill performances from Phillip and Strand, who tallied 11 and 10, respectively.
The arrival of the two pro sports teams signaled a momentous leap forward for the city, which had struggled to overcome a not-so-outstanding reputation as a city split by racial, social and economic schisms.
The Royals, once in position for a momentous win, tumbled back below .500 at 69-70, 3 1/2 games behind the Twins in the American League wild-card race.
The gunman from Pops's bursts in to ruin the momentous occasion.
Conservatives will look for a boost from the newest justice, Neil Gorsuch, in a year that Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg has said will be momentous.
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First Known Use of momentous
Synonymsbig, consequential, earthshaking, earth-shattering, eventful, historic, major, material, meaningful, important, 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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