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  • adjimportant
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Synonyms for pivotal

adj important
  • central
  • climactic
  • critical
  • crucial
  • decisive
  • essential
  • momentous
  • vital
  • cardinal
  • determining
  • focal
  • middle
  • overriding
  • overruling
  • principal
  • ruling

Antonyms for pivotal

  • inessential
  • minor
  • secondary
  • trivial
  • uncritical
  • unimportant
  • inconsequential
  • unsubstantial
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.

More words related to pivotal

cardinal

adjective. important, key

central

adjective. main, principal; in the middle

critical

adjective. urgently important

crucial

adjective. critical, important

key

adjective. essential, important

life-and-death

adjective. extremely important
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.
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