impressive definition

  • adjective:
    • Making a stronger or vivid effect; striking or remarkable: a remarkable service.
    • Making, or maintaining make, an impression; having capacity to impress; adapted to stimulate attention and experience, to touch the sensibilities, or affect the conscience; as, an impressive discourse; an extraordinary scene.
    • Capable of being impressed.
    • appealing
    • Making, or looking after make, an impression; having power to wow; adjusted to excite interest and sensation, to touch the sensibilities, or affect the conscience
    • Capable of becoming impressed.
    • making a good impact
    • making a good or vivid impression
  • others:
    • Making or tending to make an impression; obtaining the energy of influencing or of interesting interest and experience; adjusted to touch the thoughts or even the conscience: as, an extraordinary discourse; an impressive scene.
    • effective at being impressed; vulnerable; impressible.
    • Synonyms Moving, stirring, impacting, touching, powerful.
    • In psychology, directed inward; creating an internal impact, or holding a meaning the subject regarding the experience: in opposition to expressive. See method of expression .

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