Importance



[im-pawr-tns] /ɪmˈpɔr tns/

noun
1.
the quality or state of being ; consequence; significance.
2.
position or standing; personal or social consequence.
3.
consequential air or manner:
an air of bustling importance.
4.
Obsolete. an matter.
5.
Obsolete. .
6.
Obsolete. or meaning.
/ɪmˈpɔːtəns/
noun
1.
the state of being important; significance
2.
social status; standing; esteem: a man of importance
3.
(obsolete)

n.

c.1500, from Middle French importance or directly from Medieval Latin importantia, from importantem (see important).

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