Definition of Impressive

1. Adjective. Making a strong or vivid impression. "An impressive ceremony"




2. Adjective. Producing a strong effect. "A telling gesture"
Exact synonyms: Telling
Similar to: Effective, Effectual, Efficacious
Derivative terms: Impress, Impress, Impressiveness

Definition of Impressive

1. a. Making, or tending to make, an impression; having power to impress; adapted to excite attention and feeling, to touch the sensibilities, or affect the conscience; as, an impressive discourse; an impressive scene.

Definition of Impressive

1. Adjective. Making, or tending to make, an impression; having power to impress; adapted to excite attention and feeling, to touch the sensibilities, or affect the conscience; as, an impressive discourse; an impressive scene. ¹

2. Adjective. Capable of being impressed. ¹

3. Adjective. appealing ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Impressive

1. [adj]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Impressive

impression material
impressionability
impressionable
impressional
impressiones digitatae
impressionism
impressionisms
impressionist
impressionistic
impressionistically
impressionists
impressionless
impressions
impressions for cerebral gyri
impressions of oesophagus
impressive (current term)
impressive aphasia
impressively
impressiveness
impressment
impressments
impressor
impressors
impresst
impressure
impressures
imprest
imprests
impreventable
imprimantur

Literary usage of Impressive

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Oecd Economic Surveys: United Kingdom by OECD. (2005)
"impressive macroeconomic performance also reflects flexibility in labour and product markets Flexible labour and product markets have underpinned the recent ..."

2. Psychology, General Introduction by Charles Hubbard Judd (1917)
"Dreams impressive only because they are uncriticized. It will be seen from such considerations as these that a mature individual is brought in his sleep ..."

3. The History of England: From the Invasion of Julius Cæsar, to the Revolution by David Hume (1811)
"—Trial of Hastings, evidence for the prosecution closed —impressive speech of the defendant.—Session rises. ..."

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