Momentous is an adjective that is used to describe something which is of great, long-lasting or far-reaching importance.


  1. For students, graduation tends to be an ‘momentous’ occasion.
  2. The passing away of legend Muhammad Ali is a ‘momentous’ occasion for millions and possible billions of people around the world. He was a legend and role model for the individuals of several generations that saw his growth and also for generations to come who will hear his heroic stories.
  3. Everyday is ‘momentous’ if you choose for it to be so.

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