importantly importantly  /ɪm ˈpɔr tənt li/


  1. (adv) in an important way or to an important degree
  2. (adv) in an important way


  1. Most importantly, he headed our coverage during a presidential election unlike any other.
  2. Doctors struggled to determine the causes, why it affected the elderly, and most importantly, how it could be treated.
  3. More importantly, even though the phone physically uses the Sprint network, GreatCall is the operator.


  1. David Moulton: Tim Tebow has hit the football lottery

    Is it Tim Tebow’s last chance? Probably. Much more importantly however, it’s his best chance.
    on June 12, 2013     Source: Naples Daily News

  2. 7 Ways Baby Boomers Can Be Happier

    Studies from AARP, the National Opinion Research Center and elsewhere offer us a new understanding of who is happy, and perhaps more importantly, why some people are happier than others. The bad news: Baby boomers in general are not as happy as the generations that went before them. The good news: People tend to get happier as they grow older.
    on June 11, 2013     Source: U.S.News & World Report LP via Yahoo! News

  3. E3 2013: PS4, Xbox One and More Things We're Nerding Out Over

    This week, geeks, cosplayers and—most importantly—the biggest game developers in the universe will descend on Los Angeles for E3, a.k.a. the Electronic Entertainment Expo. The...
    on June 11, 2013     Source: E! Online


  1. "I have acted in a way that violates my obligations to my family and violates my, or any, sense of right and wrong," Spitzer said, with his wife by his side. "I apologize first and most importantly to my family. I apologize to the public,...
    on Mar 10, 2008 By: Eliot Spitzer Source: FOXNews

  2. "Permanent status negotiations must begin and begin soon," Obama said. "And more importantly, we must give those negotiations the opportunity to succeed."
    on Sep 22, 2009 By: Barack Obama Source: FOXNews

  3. "It remains my fervent wish to see Newcastle United do well in the future," Keegan said. "I feel incredibly sorry for the players, staff and most importantly the supporters. I have been left with no choice other than to leave."
    on Sep 4, 2008 By: Kevin Keegan Source: International Herald Tribune

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furtive furtive
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