(noun) The quality or state of being important; consequence; weight; moment; significance.
Kelime: im·por·tance Söyleniş:im-'por-t&n(t)s, esp Southern and New England -t&n(t)s, -d&n(t)s İşlev:noun 1 a : the quality or state of being important: CONSEQUENCEb : an important aspect or bearing : SIGNIFICANCE 2obsolete: IMPORT, MEANING 3obsolete: IMPORTUNITY 4obsolete : a weighty matter synonymsIMPORTANCE, CONSEQUENCE, MOMENT, WEIGHT, SIGNIFICANCE mean a quality or aspect having great worth or significance. IMPORTANCE implies a value judgment of the superior worth or influence of something or someone a region with no cities of importance . CONSEQUENCE generally implies importance because of probable or possible effects the style you choose is of little consequence . MOMENT implies conspicuous or self-evident consequence a decision of great moment . WEIGHT implies a judgment of the immediate relative importance of something the argument carried no weight with the judge . SIGNIFICANCE implies a quality or character that should mark a thing as important but that is not self-evident and may or may not be recognized the treaty's significance .