Significance

Definition of Significance

Sig`nif´i`cance
n.1.The quality or state of being significant.
2.That which is signified; meaning; import; as, the significance of a nod, of a motion of the hand, or of a word or expression.
3.Importance; moment; weight; consequence.
With this brain I must work, in order to give significancy and value to the few facts which I possess.
- De Quincey.

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