Synonyms for pivotal

Synonyms for (adjective) pivotal

Synonyms: polar, pivotal

Definition: being of crucial importance

Usage: a pivotal event; Its pivotal location has also exposed it to periodic invasions- Henry Kissinger; the polar events of this study; a polar principal

Similar words: crucial, important

Definition: of extreme importance; vital to the resolution of a crisis

Usage: a crucial moment in his career; a crucial election; a crucial issue for women