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moment

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1 a particular point at which an event takes place
  • At that moment he suddenly turned around and headed toward me.
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3 a very small space of time
  • I'll be there in just a moment.
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4 the time currently existing or in progress
  • I'm not doing anything at the moment.
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importance, consequence, moment, weight, significance mean a quality or aspect having great worth or significance. importance implies a value judgment of the superior worth or influence of something or someone.
    • a region with no cities of importance
consequence generally implies importance because of probable or possible effects.
    • the style you choose is of little consequence
moment implies conspicuous or self-evident consequence.
    • a decision of great moment
weight implies a judgment of the immediate relative importance of something.
    • the argument carried no weight with the judge
significance implies a quality or character that should mark a thing as important but that is not self-evident and may or may not be recognized.
    • the treaty's significance


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