[ urth-shey-king ]
/ ˈɜrθˌʃeɪ kɪŋ /
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imperiling, challenging, or affecting basic beliefs, attitudes, relationships, etc.
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Also earth-shat·ter·ing, earth·shat·ter·ing [urth-shat-er-ing] /ˈɜrθˌʃæt ər ɪŋ/ .
OTHER WORDS FROM earthshakingearthshaker, noun
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How to use earthshaking in a sentence
The news of an exoplanet discovery is hardly earthshaking anymore, which is disappointing in a way.What Does the Discovery of “Another Earth” Mean for Us?|Matthew R. Francis|April 18, 2014|DAILY BEAST
British Dictionary definitions for earthshaking
/ (ˈɜːθˌʃeɪkɪŋ) /
informal of enormous importance or consequence; momentous
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