As tints, so significances, more delicate shall be won by man's soul in contact with nature.
If we can just get that word and its significances over to the women in this town!
He was quick and alert in the things of life, but only in the things, and not in the significances.
The significances which it is meant that clothes should bear are still most numerous and important.
My word, as an exclamation with a thousand significances, could have arrived from nowhere else than Old England.
The Spirit goes to the depth of Numbers, possesses a full sense of them, knows their significances.
Perhaps there were ages in which that perfume had significances more definite and special than any which we can now attach to it.
c.1400, "meaning," from Old French significance or directly from Latin significantia "meaning, force, energy," from significans, present participle of significare "to mean, import, signify" (see signify). The earlier word was signifiance (mid-13c.). Meaning "importance" is from 1725. Related: Significancy.