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groundbreaking

[ ground-brey-king ]SEE DEFINITION OF groundbreaking

Synonyms for groundbreaking

  • innovative
  • revolutionary
  • avant-garde
  • radical
  • cutting-edge
  • innovating
  • leading-edge
  • spearheading
  • trailblazing
  • trendsetting
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Antonyms for groundbreaking

  • conservative
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This was a time of many innovations and groundbreaking scientific theories.

WORD ORIGIN

1907 as a figurative adjective, from expression to break ground, either for planting or for building; see ground (n.) + break (v.).

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seismic

adjectivepertaining to an earthquake or event within the earth's crust
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  • churning
  • earthshattering
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  • profound
  • quaky
  • quivering
  • tectonic
  • tremorous
  • tremulous
  • tumultuous
  • vibrational
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