Definition of Momentously

1. Adverb. In a momentous way.

Partainyms: Momentous



Definition of Momentously

1. Adverb. In a momentous manner. ¹

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Definition of Momentously

1. [adv]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Momentously

momentally
momentane
momentaneous
momentany
momentarily
momentariness
momentarinesses
momentary
momentary god
momentary gods
momently
momento
momentoes
momentos
momentous
momentously (current term)
momentousness
momentousnesses
moments
moments of force
moments of truth
momentum
momentumless
momentums
momes
momi
momic
momics
momier
momiers

Literary usage of Momentously

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1. Human Documents: Portraits and Biographies of Eminent Men by Herbert Spencer, Robert Louis Stevenson, Edward Everett Hale, Hjalmar Hjorth Boyesen, Hamlin Garland, Robert Barr (1895)
"There were hours of night when he often had to decide—to decide, of course, with great swiftness—between two or more courses of action momentously different ..."

2. Wealth Against Commonwealth by Henry Demarest Lloyd (1894)
"The delegates thus momentously assembled, when they came to choose the officer who was to wield over them a power as great as that of the Speaker over the ..."

3. The Century Dictionary: An Encyclopedic Lexicon of the English Language by William Dwight Whitney (1890)
"To a momentous degree; with important effect or influence: as, this engagement bore momentously on the course of the war. =Syn. ..."

4. The Virginian: A Horseman of the Plains by Owen Wister (1904)
"What little else was said between them upon this early morning shall be told duly. For this visit in its own good time did count momentously, though both ..."

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