moment-, momen-

(Latin: movement, movement of time, instant, moving power, consequence, importance)

moment (s) (noun), moments (pl)
momentarily (adverb) (not comparable)
1. A brief period of time or within a very short period of time: Joe will be here momentarily.
2. Etymology: from Latin, via French, originally from movere, "to move".
momentary (adjective), more momentary, most momentary
momentous (adjective), more momentous, most momentous
A reference to an event, a decision, or a change which is outstanding and very important: Grace told her friends that her college graduation was a momentous day in her life.

James and Erla considered the birth of their baby as even more of a momentous time than their marriage.

Relating to an important decision.
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A reference to being a significant response.
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momentously (adverb), more momentously, most momentously
momentousness (s) (noun) (no plural)
momentum (s) (noun), momentums (pl)