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Definition of Significant

  • Fitted or designed to signify or make known somethingl having a meaning; standing as a sign or token; expressive or suggestive; as, a significant word or sound; a significant look.
  • Deserving to be considered; important; momentous; as, a significant event.
  • That which has significance; a sign; a token; a symbol.
  • important in effect or meaning
  • too closely correlated to be attributed to chance and therefore indicating a systematic relation

How to use significant in a sentence. Significant pronunciation.

Walking lightly over the turf, she noticed the chalk marks significant of golf, and wondered how the game was played.
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It is significant that Turgenev, who was so full of sympathy for the ideas and civilization of Western Europe, and who was so often regarded (unjustly) by his countrymen as a traitor to Russia, should have written all his masterpieces, not in French, of which he had a perfect command, but in his own beloved mother-tongue. We see by the above extracts, that Russia has an instrument of expression as near perfection as is possible in human speech.
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It is a significant fact, that Tolstoi, after a varied and long experience of human life, after reviewing all the systems of thought that have influenced modern society, should have finally arrived and found rest in the statements that most of us learned in childhood from our mothers' lips.
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He was thoroughly homesick for his beloved Ukraine; and it is significant that his short stories of life in Little Russia, truthfully depicting the country customs, were written far off in a strange and uncongenial environment.
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It is significant that Turgenev has nowhere in all his novels portrayed a mother who combined intelligence with goodness.
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That such a man should have a vogue in Russia such as a cheap romancer enjoys in America, is in itself a significant and painful fact.
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With a significant giggle, Fanny glanced at the more sober of her sisters; she, the while, touched her upper lip with the point of her tongue, and looked towards the window.
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Miss. Lord returned, her voice significant of life-long familiarity.
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A procession, this, greatly more significant than that of Royal personages earlier in the day.
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Horace understood her significant glance, and shook his head.
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It was significant that he did not speak of his mother.
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He knew how significant is this impression first received on entering a strange abode; home or encampment, attraction or repulsion, according to the mind of the woman who rules there.
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The attention of Camors was redoubled from this moment-the more so from a rapid and significant glance from the Marquise, which seemed to warn him of an approaching event.
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Miss Elting and Harriet Burrell exchanged significant glances.
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There is another and more significant aspect to this religious impulse and impetus.
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He had no great faith in examinations, for he noticed that boys never did so well in them as in form: it was disappointing, but not significant.
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Notwithstanding his rather condescending attitude towards patriotism he had been adopted as the national poet, and seemed since the war of seventy to be one of the most significant glories of national unity.
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As he spoke, things which had appeared of no importance gained a new interest: he described the people at Frau Erlin's house; and to the conversations between Hayward and Weeks, which at the time seemed so significant, he gave a little twist, so that they looked absurd.
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Philip thought the other girls looked from him to the pair at the table and exchanged significant glances.
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Philip's silence at last grew too significant to struggle against, and Griffiths, suddenly nervous, ceased talking.
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Examples of Significant

Example #1
Her thoughts were more at rest; she had made her plan for the evening; all that had to be done was to kill time for another hour or so.
Example #2
Without difficulty she obtained her cup of tea, loitered over it as long as possible, strayed yet awhile about the Downs, and towards half-past six made for the railway station.
Example #3
We see by the above extracts, that Russia has an instrument of expression as near perfection as is possible in human speech.
Example #4
Perhaps one reason for the supremacy of Russian fiction may be found here.
Example #5
The last word on all political, philosophical, and social questions may still be found in the Sermon on the Mount.
Example #6
What the individual and society need to-day is not Socialism, Communism, or Nihilism; no temporary palliative sought in political, social, or financial Reform; what we each need is a closer personal contact with the simple truths of the New Testament.