Definition of Imposing

1. Adjective. Impressive in appearance. "Stately columns"

Exact synonyms: Baronial, Noble, Stately
Similar to: Impressive
Derivative terms: Baron, Stateliness



2. Adjective. Used of a person's appearance or behavior; befitting an eminent person. "She reigned in magisterial beauty"
Exact synonyms: Distinguished, Grand, Magisterial
Similar to: Dignified
Derivative terms: Grandness

Definition of Imposing

1. a. Laying as a duty; enjoining.

2. n. The act of imposing the columns of a page, or the pages of a sheet. See Impose, v. t., 4.

Definition of Imposing

1. Verb. (present participle of ''impose'') ¹

2. Adjective. Magnificent and impressive because of appearance, size, stateliness or dignity. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Imposing

1. impose [v] - See also: impose

Lexicographical Neighbors of Imposing

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importunes
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importunities
importunity
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imposing (current term)
imposingly
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impossibilism
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Literary usage of Imposing

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

1. South Eastern Reporter by West Virginia Supreme Court of Appeals, West Publishing Company, South Carolina Supreme Court (1905)
"The city has exercised Its power by imposing a license tax upon peddlers. Justice has a permit granted under the provisions of Pol. ..."

2. United States Supreme Court Reports by Lawyers Co-operative Publishing Company, United States Supreme Court (1912)
"Laws imposing duties and taxes are not to be construed strictly .... fell within the conditions specified in the Oth section of the act imposing the duty. ..."

3. United States Statutes at Large: Containing the Laws and Concurrent by United States (1850)
"And be it further enacted, That, so much of the act to alter Repeal cfdu- and amend the several acts imposing duties on imports, passed July the ..."

4. The Catholic Encyclopedia: An International Work of Reference on the by Charles George Herbermann, Edward Aloysius Pace, Condé Bénoist Pallen, Thomas Joseph Shahan, John Joseph Wynne (1913)
"The present imposing building was opened 1891. Rock Hill Academy was purchased by ... The present imposing Romanesque edifice was dedicated 12 March, 1899. ..."

5. The Innocents Abroad; Or, The New Pilgrim's Progress by Mark Twain (1871)
"... I had schooled myself to expect an imposing array of military and naval heroes, and to have to set that back seat still further back in consequence of ..."

6. Journal: 1st-13th Congress . Repr. 14th Congress, 1st Session by United States Congress. House (1843)
"... and therefore greatly defective, not only in its details, but in some of its principles; imposing prohibitory duties on a great variety of articles, ..."

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