Momentous



[moh-men-tuh s] /moʊˈmɛn təs/

adjective
1.
of great or far-reaching importance or consequence:
a momentous day.
/məʊˈmɛntəs/
adjective
1.
of great significance
adj.

1650s, from moment + -ous to carry the sense of “important” while momentary kept the meaning “of an instant of time.” Related: Momentously; momentousness.

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