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English definition of “world-shattering”

world-shattering

adjective uk   /ˈwɜːldˌʃæt.ər.ɪŋ/ us    /ˈwɝːldˌʃæt̬.ɚ-/ (also world-shaking)
extremely surprising and important, often changing the way you think about something: world-shattering news
(Definition of world-shattering from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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