imperiling, challenging, or affecting basic beliefs, attitudes, relationships, etc.

1350–1400; Middle English. See earth, shaking

earthshaker, noun Unabridged
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earthshaking (ˈɜːθˌʃeɪkɪŋ)
informal of enormous importance or consequence; momentous

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Example sentences
The drone technology is impressive, but hardly earthshaking in its level of
It's extraordinary to see such earthshaking news buried in an obscure band's
  press release.
It was an interesting discovery, although not earthshaking.
It will never be thought earthshaking or innovative, but it has something
  worthwhile to say and does so with an honest competency.
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