moment

01. A wedding is one of life's greatest [moments], a time for good wishes and celebration.
02. The snake held the little bird in its gaze for a brief [moment], and then attacked.
03. The young skier waited for a [moment] at the top of the hill, and then started down the slope.
04. Anne Frank wrote in her famous diary, "How wonderful it is that nobody need wait a single [moment] before starting to improve the world."
05. One of the proudest [moments] in her life came when she saw her son graduate from medical school.
06. In Korea, you shouldn't open a gift the [moment] it is received, but should wait, and open it in private.
07. She is a very religious woman who believes that God is with her at every [moment].
08. She thought for a [moment], and then turned away with a shrug.
09. The murderer had been following the victim for days, waiting for the perfect [moment] to attack.
10. A baby horse must take its first steps within [moments] of being born.
11. The child was [momentarily] stunned after being hit in the head with a rock.
12. Jason is out of the office at the [moment].
13. Eckhart Tolle once advised, "Realize deeply that the present [moment] is all you ever have."
14. Sarah Ban Breathnach once said that learning to live in the present [moment] is part of the path of joy.
15. Bell Hooks once stated that the [moment] we choose to love, we begin to move towards freedom.
16. Voltaire once suggested that man is free at the [moment] he wishes to be.
17. The invention of writing in the Near East was a [momentous] development in human history.
18. Thomas Hood once observed that a [moment's] thinking is an hour in words.
19. As she lay dying, Queen Elizabeth's last words were, "All my possessions for a [moment] of time."
20. Luis Cernada once remarked that everything beautiful has its [moment], and then passes away.
21. Someone once observed that at the darkest [moment] there is promise of daylight.
22. A French proverb notes that all the treasures of earth cannot bring back one lost [moment].
23. A Japanese proverb suggests that one [moment] of intense happiness prolongs life by a thousand years.
24. If you have a small child, you should never leave household poisons unattended, even for a [moment].

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  • moment — [ mɔmɑ̃ ] n. m. • 1119; lat. momentum, contract. de movimentum « mouvement » I ♦ 1 ♦ Espace de temps limité (relativement à une durée totale) considéré le plus souvent par rapport aux faits qui le caractérisent. ⇒ 2. instant, intervalle; heure,… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • moment — 1. (mo man) s. m. 1°   Partie petite, mais indéterminée, du temps. •   Un moment donne au sort des visages divers, CORN. Cid, I, 1. •   Un moment l a fait naître, un moment va l éteindre, CORN. ib. II, 3. •   Un moment est bien long à qui ne sait …   Dictionnaire de la Langue Française d'Émile Littré

  • moment — MOMÉNT, momente, s.n. 1. Interval scurt de timp; clipă, secundă. ♢ loc. adj. De moment = de scurtă durată; efemer; vremelnic. ♢ loc. adv. Pentru moment = provizoriu, deocamdată, pentru scurt timp. Pe moment = în prima clipă, în acea clipă. În tot …   Dicționar Român

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  • Moment — Mo ment, n. [F. moment, L. momentum, for movimentum movement, motion, moment, fr. movere to move. See {Move}, and cf. {Momentum}, {Movement}.] 1. A minute portion of time; a point of time; an instant; as, at that very moment. [1913 Webster] In a… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • moment — MOMENT. s. m. Instant, la plus petite partie du temps qu on puisse s imaginer. Il n y a aucun moment dans la vie où nous n ayons besoin de la toute puissance de Dieu pour nous conserver. le moment de la conception. le moment de la mort. l… …   Dictionnaire de l'Académie française

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  • moment — mòment (mòmenat, momȅnt) m <G mn nātā> DEFINICIJA 1. a. kratak interval; čas, tren, trenutak b. poseban trenutak u vremenu, naročito u sadašnjosti [u ovom momentu važno je biti priseban] 2. a. izdvojeni dio čega što se zbiva, događaja ili… …   Hrvatski jezični portal

  • Moment — Sm std. (13. Jh.), mhd. mōmente f Entlehnung. Ist entlehnt aus l. mōmentum n., eigentlich Bewegung, Dauer einer Bewegung , zu l. movēre bewegen . Im Sinne von Bewegkraft, ausschlaggebende Kraft daneben Moment n. Das maskuline Genus nach frz.… …   Etymologisches Wörterbuch der deutschen sprache

  • Moment — ¹Moment Atemzug, Augenblick, Minute, Nu, Sekunde. ²Moment Element, Faktor, Gesichtspunkt, Hinsicht, Umstand; (bildungsspr.): Aspekt. * * * Moment: I.Moment,der:1.⇨Augenblick(1)–2.imM.:⇨jetzt(1);imletztenM.:⇨Augenblick(2);voreinemM.:⇨eben(2) …   Das Wörterbuch der Synonyme

  • moment — (n.) mid 14c., very brief portion of time, instant, in moment of time, from O.Fr. moment (12c.) moment, minute; importance, weight, value or directly from L. momentum movement, motion; moving power; alteration, change; also short time, instant… …   Etymology dictionary

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