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Middle English from Old French from Medieval Latin importāns important- present participle of importāre to mean from Latin to import import
American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
From Middle French important, from Latin importans
I had to talk over a very important matter with him.
What's important is that you're alive.
What could possibly be more important to us than saving lives?
Our credibility is important to us.
He asks you to come to him at once on a very important matter.
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