importance; consequence: the significance of the new treaty.
meaning; import: The familiar place had a new significance for her.
- non·sig·nif·i·cance, noun
- self-sig·nif·i·cance, noun
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How to use significance in a sentence
It was taking too much notice of him: it was adding to his self-significance; and a call upon him to treat you with insolence.Clarissa, Volume 2 (of 9) | Samuel Richardson
British Dictionary definitions for significance
consequence or importance
something signified, expressed, or intended
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