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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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adj. - Highly significant or important especially bringing about or marking the beginning of a new development or era.

Usage examples (37)
  • epochal decisions made by Roosevelt and Churchill
  • The word epochal is overstated, but it felt like it then and it has subsequently proved to be that.
  • Clement Nyirenda also remarks on how the punditry got it wrong, and finds the voting pattern for the incumbent president's win epochal:
  • From what I can gather there have been some what could be called epochal shifting events within the Marvel universe as it currently stands. for more
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