What does the word momentous mean?

    Part of speech: noun


  • Part of speech: adverb


  • Part of speech: adjective

  • Of great importance; weighty.

Usage examples for momentous

  1. They are confronted by a momentous question. – Socialism: Positive and Negative by Robert Rives La Monte
  2. And a momentous step that would be, beyond our power to grasp. – Quiet Talks on the Crowned Christ of Revelation by S. D. Gordon
  3. The Jew's place is in the world at large, the world now engaged in the most momentous struggle of history, and in the world at large he will have to show that capacity for service which will justify his past and make his future secure and glorious! – The Allied Countries and the Jews by Hyman Gerson Enelow