Associations to the word «Imposing»


IMPOSING, verb. Present participle of impose
IMPOSING, adjective. Magnificent and impressive because of appearance, size, stateliness or dignity.
IMPOSING STONE, noun. (printing) (dated) The stone on which the pages or columns of type are imposed or made into forms.
IMPOSING STONES, noun. Plural of imposing stone

Dictionary definition

IMPOSING, adjective. Impressive in appearance; "a baronial mansion"; "an imposing residence"; "a noble tree"; "severe-looking policemen sat astride noble horses"; "stately columns".
IMPOSING, adjective. Used of a person's appearance or behavior; befitting an eminent person; "his distinguished bearing"; "the monarch's imposing presence"; "she reigned in magisterial beauty".

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