- imperiling, challenging, or affecting basic beliefs, attitudes, relationships, etc.
Origin of earthshaking
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Related Wordsnotable, crucial, far-reaching, historic, fateful, significant, memorable, consequential, pivotal, eventful, meaningful, decisive, weighty, critical, determining, essential, imperative, important, indispensable, paramount
- informal of enormous importance or consequence; momentous
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