impressiveness impressiveness

Definition(s):

  1. (n) splendid or imposing in size or appearance
  2. (n) the quality of making a strong or vivid impression on the mind

Synonym(s)

Usage(s):

  1. More than any man, Strauss embodies both the strength Germany can contribute to the free worldand the uneasiness that strength still stirs by its very impressiveness.
  2. They not only lit up the water but illuminated the sky, which added to the impressiveness of the fight.
  3. Some were frankly puzzled, yet duly appreciative of the pictorial impressiveness offered by the singer.

News

  • Toy Stories: Model Planes And Ships That Speak For Norway

    About a year ago, we wrote about a peculiar problem of national identity . It turns out, despite the clean and minimal architecture and gleaming health care services, some Scandinavians detect a weakness in their political and cultural identity. So Oslo–based design group Permafrost tackled the issue by crafting a set of wooden kids' toys that visually extoll the impressiveness of the Norwegian ...
    on October 3, 2013     Source: Fast Company Magazine

Quotes

  • "I hope that the impressiveness is over," said Francona. "I hope he's had a great year and he goes 0-for-12, and I'm talking about, 'God, what a great year he had and then he struggled the last three games.' He's had an awesome year. I don't...
    on Sep 30, 2005 By: Terry Francona Source: Redsox.com

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periphery periphery
/pə ˈrɪ fə ri /