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important person


from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. a person whose actions and opinions strongly influence the course of events


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  • Macrohard never wanted anyone to forget for half an instant exactly who was the master, and who was the least important person in the universe.

    Xone of Contention

  • He grew more and more irritated with her; he was the most important person in the world and was engaged in proving it to Marjorie Jones and the whole city, and yet Miss Spence seemed to feel she still had the right to order him about as she did in the old days when he was an ordinary schoolboy.


  • It occurred to Miss Curley, who had known Paul and had been amused by him, that he was easily the least important person in the whole story and that his personality alone did not emerge in the dreadful résumé of the manner of his dying.

    Flowers for the Judge

  • In the seventeenth century, to be sure, Louis the Fourteenth was a much more important person than Temple's sweetheart.

    The Love Letters of Dorothy Osborne to Sir William Temple, 1652-54

  • Cloonan briefed the two agents that Libi was an important person because of his position as “amir,” or commander, of the Khaldan camp, and someone they should be looking to get as much cooperation from as possible, as they would from any other suspect in any other case.

    The Longest War

  • Julilla grew up fancying herself the most important person in the world, so she grew up selfish and self-centered and self-excusing.

    The First Man in Rome

  • Under Eutychius I (restored to the patriarchate when John III died, 577-582) he became an important person among the clergy of the city.

    The Catholic Encyclopedia, Volume 8: Infamy-Lapparent

  • Under the institution of the beneficium, a great landowner, desiring to attach to himself the services of some important person or institution, gave over to such person or institution the usufruct of

    The Catholic Encyclopedia, Volume 8: Infamy-Lapparent

  • Hearing that meant the world to me; Lord knows, I tried to make everyone from the Legends busboys and servers to Yankee ownership feel like the most important person in the world.

    One Season

  • Edward and Mary Mottisfont were the only witnesses, with the exception of the verger, who considered himself a most important person on these occasions, when he invariably appeared to be more priestly than the rector and more indispensable than the bridegroom.

    The Fire Within


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