Importance

Definition of Importance

Im`por´tance
n.1.The quality or state of being important; consequence; weight; moment; significance.
Thy own importance know,
Nor bound thy narrow views to things below.
- Pope.
2.Subject; matter.
Upon importance of so slight and trivial a nature.
- Shak.
3.Import; meaning; significance.
The wisest beholder could not say if the importance were joy or sorrow.
- Shak.
4.Importunity; solicitation.
At our importance hither is he come.
- Shak.

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