Definition of Impressiveness

1. Noun. Splendid or imposing in size or appearance. "Impressed by the richness of the flora"

Exact synonyms: Grandness, Magnificence, Richness
Generic synonyms: Excellence
Specialized synonyms: Expansiveness, Expansivity, Loftiness, Majesty, Stateliness
Derivative terms: Grand, Grand, Grand, Impressive, Magnificent, Rich, Rich



2. Noun. The quality of making a strong or vivid impression on the mind.
Generic synonyms: Quality
Derivative terms: Impressive, Impressive

Definition of Impressiveness

1. Noun. The quality of being impressive. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Impressiveness

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Impressiveness

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impressionism
impressionisms
impressionist
impressionistic
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impressionists
impressionless
impressions
impressions for cerebral gyri
impressions of oesophagus
impressive
impressive aphasia
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impressiveness (current term)
impressment
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impressors
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impressures
imprest
imprests
impreventable
imprimantur
imprimatur
imprimaturs
imprimery

Literary usage of Impressiveness

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1. English Composition and Rhetoric by Alexander Bain (1890)
"... Narration and Exposition,—similitudes are employed to impart Clearness, Simplicity and impressiveness. These are the Intellectual qualities of style, ..."

2. The Library of Literary Criticism of English and American Authors by Charles Wells Moulton (1904)
"if it did not gain in fineness, acquired greater impressiveness from his ruddy face and flowing silver hair. A stranger could not meet him on the street ..."

3. A History of the Inquisition of Spain by Henry Charles Lea (1907)
"At the height of its power the Inquisition spared no labor or expense to lend impressiveness to the auto publico general, as a demonstration of its ..."

4. Natural Drills in Expression, with Selections: A Series of Exercises by Arthur Edward Phillips (1909)
"If the General End is impressiveness the delivery should aim to convey feeling. When the General End is Belief the delivery should be characterized by ..."

5. John Sherman's Recollections of Forty Years in the House, Senate and Cabinet by John Sherman (1895)
"Arrival of the President Elect at Washington — impressiveness of His Inaugural Address — I am Elected Senator from Ohio to Succeed Salmon P. Chose — Letters ..."

6. On Translating Homer by Matthew Arnold (1896)
"But from this impressiveness of the ballad-form, when its subject-matter fills it over and over again,—is, indeed, in itself, all in all,—one must not infer ..."

7. Publications of the Colonial Society of Massachusetts by Colonial Society of Massachusetts (1917)
"... the Andover Theological Seminary by the defeated Calvinists. On behalf of the Rev. CHARLES E. PARK was read a paper on the degree of impressiveness and ..."

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