Synonyms of crucial in English:

crucial


See definition of crucial

adjective

1‘a crucial debate on the Maastricht Treaty’

SYNONYMS

pivotal, critical, key, climacteric, decisive, deciding, determining, settling, testing, trying, searching

major, significant, influential, momentous, consequential, weighty, big, important, historic, epoch-making, far-reaching, life-and-death

ANTONYMS

minor

2‘confidentiality is crucial in this case’

SYNONYMS

very important, of the utmost importance, of great consequence, of the essence, critical, high-priority, pre-eminent, paramount, all-important, essential, vital, vitally important, indispensable, mandatory, urgent, pressing, compelling, necessary, needed, required, requisite

ANTONYMS

unimportant