HyperDic: impressive

English > 2 senses of the word impressive:
ADJECTIVEallimpressivemaking a strong or vivid impression
allimpressive, tellingproducing a strong effect
impressive > pronunciation
Soundsihmpreh'sihv
Rhymesabortive ... vituperative: 304 rhymes with ihv...
English > impressive: 2 senses > adjective 1
Meaningmaking a strong or vivid impression.
Example"an impressive ceremony"
Narroweramazing, awe-inspiring, awesome, awful, awinginspiring awe or admiration or wonder
arresting, sensational, stunningcommanding attention
astonishing, astounding, staggering, stupefyingSo surprisingly impressive as to stun or overwhelm
baronial, imposing, noble, statelyimpressive in appearance
brilliant, glorious, magnificent, splendidCharacterized by grandeur
dazzling, eye-popping, fulgurant, fulgurousamazingly impressive
dramatic, spectacular, strikingsensational in appearance or thrilling in effect
expansive, grand, heroicOf behavior that is impressive and ambitious in scale or scope
formidableExtremely impressive in strength or excellence
gallant, lofty, majestic, proudHaving or displaying great dignity / dignity or nobility
grandioseimpressive because of unnecessary largeness or grandeur
mind-bogglingintellectually or emotionally overwhelming
palatialSuitable for or like a palace
signalnotably out of the ordinary
thunderingextraordinarily big or impressive
See alsoextraordinaryBeyond what is ordinary or usual / usual
movingArousing or capable of arousing deep emotion
Oppositeunimpressivenot capable of impressing
Spanishimpresionante
Catalanimpressionant
Nounsimpressivenesssplendid or imposing in size or appearance
impressivenessthe quality of making a strong or vivid impression on the mind
Adverbsimpressivelyin an impressive manner
Verbsimpressimpress positively
impresshave an emotional or cognitive impact / impact upon
English > impressive: 2 senses > adjective 2
Meaningproducing a strong effect.
Example"gave an impressive performance as Othello"
Synonymtelling
Broadereffective, effectual, efficaciousproducing or capable of producing an intended result or having a striking effect
Spanishcontundente, impresionante
Nounsimpressivenessthe quality of making a strong or vivid impression on the mind
Verbsimpressproduce or try to produce a vivid impression of
impresshave an emotional or cognitive impact / impact upon

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