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moment

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of moment

  1. 1 a particular point at which an event takes place at that moment he suddenly turned around and headed toward me Synonyms occasion, timeRelated Words flash, instant, jiffy, minute, second, shake, split second, trice, twinkle, wink; bit, space, spell, stretch, while

  2. 2 the quality or state of being important an event of great moment Synonyms account, consequence, import, magnitude, importance, momentousness, significance, weight, weightinessRelated Words celebrity, distinction, eminence, fame, note, noteworthiness, notoriety, preeminence, prominence, renown; store, substance, substantiveness, value, worth, worthiness; gravity, seriousness; authority, control, dominion, mastery, potency, power, sway; mark, name, report, reputation, repute; centrality, essentiality, essentialness; cachet, position, prestige, rank, standing, stature, status; glory, greatness, honor, illustriousnessNear Antonyms paltriness, pettiness, valuelessness, worthlessness; discredit, disgrace, dishonor, disrepute, ignominy, infamy, odium, opprobrium, shame; anonymity; obscurityAntonyms insignificance, littleness, puniness, slightness, smallness, triviality

  3. 3 a very small space of time I'll be there in just a moment Synonyms beat, eyeblink, flash, heartbeat, jiff, jiffy, minute, instant, nanosecond, New York minute, second, shake, split second, trice, twinkle, twinkling, winkRelated Words microsecond; snatch, spurtNear Antonyms aeon (or eon), age, eternity, forever; infinity, lifetime

  4. 4 the time currently existing or in progress I'm not doing anything at the moment Synonyms here and now, {h,1}present, now, todayRelated Words phase, stage, stateNear Antonyms history, past, yesterday, yesteryear, yore; by-and-by, future, futurity, hereafter, offing, tomorrow



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