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portentous
used in Hamlet, Prince of Denmark

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Definition
very important; or indicating something important in the future

or:

acting overly important or serious
  • I think it be no other but e'en so: Well may it sort, that this portentous figure Comes armed through our watch; so like the king That was and is the question of these wars.
    1.1 — Act 1 Scene 1 — Elsinore (64% in)

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