Importance

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special importance or significance accent , emphasis
act of giving special importance or significance to something accenting , accentuation , emphasizing
importance or value account
importance increase in power, influence, stature, reputation aggrandizement
quantity of no importance aught , cipher , cypher , goose egg , nada , naught , nil , nix , nothing , null , zero , zilch , zip , zippo
English scientist and Franciscan monk who stressed the importance of experimentation; first showed that air is required for combustion and first used lenses to correct vision (1220-1292) Bacon , Roger Bacon
person of exceptional importance and reputation behemoth , colossus , giant , heavyweight , titan
anything of great importance or consequence big deal
war measure that isolates some area of importance to the enemy blockade , encirclement
family of tropical American plants of order Xyridales including several (as the pineapple) of economic importance Bromeliaceae , family Bromeliaceae , pineapple family
position of prominence or importance center stage , centre stage
ability to understand the meaning or importance of something (or the knowledge acquired as a result) comprehension
self-importance conceit , ego , egoism , pomposity , vainglory
(psychology) a theory of psychology that emphasizes the importance of configurational properties configurationism , Gestalt psychology
same importance or rank, around coordinate
position of greatest importance or advancement; the leading position in any movement or field cutting edge , forefront , vanguard
high status importance owing to marked superiority distinction , eminence , note , preeminence
sudden decline in strength or number or importance downfall , fall
act undertaken to increase your own power and influence or to draw attention to your own importance ego trip , self-aggrandisement , self-aggrandizement
exaggerated opinion of your own importance egotism , self-importance , swelled head
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