(In hyperbolic use) of supreme importance or having a momentous effect: world-shattering monumental events not much in the way of world-shattering news
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- In its day this was a world-shattering breakthrough.
- The writer is able to counterbalance world-shattering disasters with archly interpersonal tragedies.
- First broadcast on the BBC in 1964, The Great War was to be the definitive film account of the world-shattering events of 1914-1918.