Meaning of life-changing in English:



  • Having such a strong effect that it changes one's life.

    ‘the whole trip was a life-changing experience’
    • ‘I had to make some tough, life-changing decisions’
    • ‘There is nothing more life-changing than having a child.’
    • ‘David's accident wouldn't be the only life-changing event for the family.’
    • ‘Living in another country is a life-changing experience.’
    • ‘I think we both learned really important life-changing lessons.’
    • ‘How should I go about making these life-changing career moves?’
    • ‘The artist has found these trips life-changing.’
    • ‘More than 45 years after that life-changing conversation, Arthur explains what he saw in the 19-year-old runner.’
    • ‘You might think, for instance, that winning the lottery would be a life-changing event that would brighten your outlook for years to come.’
    • ‘My first life-changing journey occurred nearly a year later, when I was sent to refugee camps.’
    • ‘When Shauna was in the fourth grade, her parents made the life-changing decision to pull her out of the public school system and teach her themselves.’
    extensive, wide-ranging, radical, profound, comprehensive, widespread, all-embracing, overarching, across the board, sweeping, blanket, wholesale