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significant

adjective

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1 clearly conveying a special meaning (as one's mood)
  • after remarking that tardiness was on the rise, our boss cast a significant glance my way

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2 indicating something
  • the town's generous library budget is significant of the value its residents place on learning

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5 sufficiently large in size, amount, or number to merit attention
  • paid a significant amount of money for the movie rights to the book

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The first known use of significant was in 1579

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“Significant.” The Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/significant. Accessed 12 December 2019.

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