Definition of Strikingness

1. Noun. The state of being salient.

Exact synonyms: Salience, Saliency
Generic synonyms: Prominence
Specialized synonyms: Conspicuousness, Profile, Visibility
Derivative terms: Salient, Salient, Striking



2. Noun. The quality of standing out strongly and distinctly.
Exact synonyms: Boldness
Generic synonyms: Conspicuousness
Derivative terms: Bold, Striking

Definition of Strikingness

1. Noun. The state or condition of being striking. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Strikingness

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strikes gold
strikes out
strikes through
strikest
strikesthrough
striketh
strikethrough
strikethroughs
striking
striking distance
striking gold
striking out
striking through
strikingly
strikingness (current term)
strikings
strim
strimmer
strimmers
strimming
string
string-net
string along
string band
string bands
string bean
string beans
string cheese

Literary usage of Strikingness

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1. The American Journal of Psychology by Granville Stanley Hall, Edward Bradford Titchener (1905)
"... Production of Conceptions; the Absolute; the strikingness of Colors; and Anti-voluntaristic Basis of the Theory of Youth; and on the Nature of Fantasy, ..."

2. Psychological Review by American Psychological Association (1879)
"We wonder whether it is not owing to the strikingness of these complex combination responses that the mistake can be made of identifying language and ..."

3. Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine (1878)
"... no contrast is needed to bring them into light, for they stand out clearly by themselves in the vigour and the strikingness of their local character, ..."

4. A Short History of French Literature by George Saintsbury (1882)
"In precision and strikingness of expression Jehan recalls Villon; in the boldness of his satire on the great, and the bitterness of his attacks on the ..."

5. A Short History of French Literature: (from the Earliest Texts to the Close by George Saintsbury (1901)
"In precision and strikingness of expression Jehan recalls Villon ; in the boldness of his satire on the great and the bitterness of his attacks on the ..."

6. The Gentleman's Magazine (1862)
"... all that was not Roman was at once set down as Gaulish, and the industrial arts of the barbarians, notwithstanding their strikingness and individuality, ..."

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