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
Recent Examples of momentous from the Web
This week's headlines covered a range of topics from the momentous to the whimsical.
The Mount St. Joseph basketball star also is close to what is considered another momentous occasion in the life of most teenagers about to enter their senior year of high school – picking a college.
As early as Thursday, the Senate will take a momentous vote to repeal the health law, and for Republicans from states that expanded their Medicaid program, the options are anything but palatable.
Later researchers have put the bat’s age at 23, but either way, the discovery provided momentous insight into the bat’s life and into the ways that mammals age.
And, to celebrate such a momentous occasion, the president served the royals a dinner of hot dogs and beer, which the visiting leaders enjoyed while eating with the cooks, gardeners, and other staffers of the Roosevelt estate.
But Britain has suffered a traumatic year of political change and unrest since the momentous vote one year ago to leave the European Union.
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court will take up a momentous fight over parties manipulating electoral districts to gain partisan advantage in a case that could affect the balance of power between Democrats and Republicans across the United States.
The sheer volume of people already makes this a momentous occasion, but its most special component is less about the size of the crowd, and concerns its heterogeneous nature.
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First Known Use of momentous
MOMENTOUS Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of momentous for English Language Learners
: very important : having great or lasting importance
MOMENTOUS Defined for Kids
Definition of momentous for Students
: very important a momentous decision
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