Associations to the word «Impressive»


IMPRESSIVE, adjective. Making, or tending to make, an impression; having power to impress; adapted to excite attention and feeling, to touch the sensibilities, or affect the conscience; as, an impressive discourse; an impressive scene.
IMPRESSIVE, adjective. Capable of being impressed.
IMPRESSIVE, adjective. Appealing.

Dictionary definition

IMPRESSIVE, adjective. Making a strong or vivid impression; "an impressive ceremony".
IMPRESSIVE, adjective. Producing a strong effect; "gave an impressive performance as Othello"; "a telling gesture".

Wise words

Words, words, words! They shut one off from the universe. Three quarters of the time one's never in contact with things, only with the beastly words that stand for them.
Aldous Huxley