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world-shaking

[ wurld-shey-king ]
/ ˈwɜrldˌʃeɪ kɪŋ /
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adjective
of sufficient size or importance to affect the entire world: the world-shaking effects of an international clash.
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Origin of world-shaking

First recorded in 1590–1600
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world-shaking

adjective
of enormous significance; momentous
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