Definition of importance in English:

importance

Line breaks: im¦port|ance
Pronunciation: /ɪmˈpɔːt(ə)ns
 
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noun

[mass noun]

Phrases

full of one's own importance

Having a very high opinion of oneself; self-important: the butler was a gentleman full of his own importance
More example sentences
  • He accused local Councillors of not having a clue and being full of their own importance.
  • Some were engaging, others pompous, and yet others far too full of their own importance.
  • They don't need some literary twit full of his own importance to tell them ‘You're too common to describe the world for yourself; better let me do it for you.’

Origin

early 16th century: from French, from medieval Latin importantia, from important- 'being of consequence', from the verb importare (see import).

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