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Importance

importance

noun

the fact of being important, or the degree to which something or someone is important

emphasis

noun

special importance or attention that is given to one thing in particular

priority

noun

the importance that you give to something that must be done

stress

noun

special importance given to something so that you pay more attention to it

significance

noun

the importance that something has because it affects other things

status

noun

the level of importance or progress in a particular situation or discussion

weight

noun

the influence or importance that something has

eminence

noun

importance because of impressive achievements, character, or status

gravity

noun

the seriousness or importance of something

predominance

noun

a situation in which someone or something is more important or powerful than anyone or anything else

the deep web

a part of the Internet that cannot be accessed with conventional browsers or search tools, often used for illegal activity

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digital hermit

a person who avoids using modern technologies like e-mail or the Internet

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