Part of speech: adjective

Capable of being impressed.

Part of speech: adverb


Part of speech: noun


Part of speech: adjective

Producing an impression.

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Usage examples "impressive":

  1. I think, but I am not sure, that there are rather more public men of inferior grade than kings, though this may be that they were more impressive. - "London Films", W.D. Howells.
  2. Hendrik, not knowing what to say, gazed at the faces before him in impressive silence. - "H. R.", Edwin Lefevre.
  3. The doctor made it very impressive and sort o' improvin'; but Huldy, she told me, goin' home, that she hardly could keep from laughin' two or three times in the sermon when she thought of old Tom a standin' up with the corn- basket on his back. - "Oldtown Fireside Stories The Ghost In The Mill; The Sullivan Looking-Glass; The Minister's Housekeeper; The Widow's Bandbox; Captain Kidd's Money; "Mis' Elderkin's Pitcher"; The Ghost In The Cap'n Brownhouse", Harriet Beecher Stowe.