Important and necessary!

momentous
(adj)
mǝ-MEN-tǝs
Meaning

important

1st Sample Sentence

This will be the most momentous federal election in the last forty years.

Root

momentum (movement, motion, moving power, alteration, change) (Latin)

Synonyms

consequential, momentous

Antonyms

frivolous, inconsequential

Mnemonics

momento+ous. momento or memento are the objects which are gifted to us by someone special which reminds us of the past and that person and which are of great significance and value to us, cards and gifts are given as momento which are momentous to

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