of the highest magnitude

of the highest magnitude

Of major importance or significance. You have to study Shakespeare because he is a poet of the highest magnitude. We need to close the highway immediately—this is an accident of the highest magnitude.
See also: high, magnitude, of
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Although these games of the highest magnitude place huge amounts of pressure on the players to perform, this is often a situation in which Liverpool thrive.
Meanwhile, the food stations of Cafe Laguna were all set to serve a gourmet experience of the highest magnitude.
The scam is perhaps of the highest magnitude in the recent history of Madhya Pradesh in terms of arrests made, deaths recorded and money involved - various estimates put the figure at over ` 2,000 crore.
So, I've had a learning lesson of the highest magnitude because I'm now able to have some sincere empathy for people in and out of wheelchairs.
As I have pointed out in some of my writings, the invasion of Iraq was not just a mistake it was a crime of the highest magnitude perpetrated by the Bush Administration.
But the collapse of this building with so many workers inside is every bit as devastating as an earthquake of the highest magnitude for the families involved.
Little did I know a transformation of the highest magnitude was about to take place.
The Hunted is well written, keeps you in suspense, and is a page-turner of the highest magnitude.
Trotting round his Tel Aviv hotel pool in tiny denim shorts and a multi-coloured crop top is a fashion crime of the highest magnitude.
In this way, the 5th-order basin, which in this approach was taken to be of the highest magnitude, is delimited and assigned code 5 (1) in the data-base.
While a peace deal between the Palestinians and the Israelis would not negate the maelstrom that is present day Iraq, it would be a global achievement of the highest magnitude.
And lo and behold, what should be facing them in the eye but a heinous crime of the highest magnitude.
Said Russell Albanese, "There is only one 'first,' and the opportunity provided by the Battery Park City Authority to create the Solaire in a true public/private partnership was a 'first' of the highest magnitude in sustainable development.
For a star of the highest magnitude who is often equated with raw masculine energy (see "Glory," "Hurricane"), his beverage choice was a bit surprising.
And after the case the man in charge of the complicated paper chase, Detective Sergeant Cecil Brownlee, said: ''This was a scam of the highest magnitude.