(?), a. [F. important. See Import, v. t.] 1. Full of, or burdened by, import; charged with great interests; restless; anxious. [Obs.]
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Thou hast strength as much
As serves to execute a mind very important.
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2. Carrying or possessing weight or consequence; of valuable content or bearing; significant; weighty.
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Things small as nothing . . .
He makes important.
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3. Bearing on; forcible; driving. [Obs.]
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He fiercely at him flew,
And with important outrage him assailed.
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4. Importunate; pressing; urgent. [Obs.] Shak.

Syn. -- Weighty; momentous; significant; essential; necessary; considerable; influential; serious.
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