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impressive Line breaks: im¦pres|sive
Pronunciation: /ɪmˈprɛsɪv/

Definition of impressive in English:


Evoking admiration through size, quality, or skill; grand, imposing, or awesome: an impressive view of the mountains impressive achievements in science
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  • What makes her achievement all the more impressive is that she is something of a late starter.
  • It is far more impressive when others discover your good qualities without your help.
  • His achievement is all the more impressive given the in limitations of the chosen media.
magnificent, majestic, imposing, splendid, spectacular, grand, august, awe-inspiring, stirring, stunning, breathtaking;
admirable, accomplished, expert, skilled, skilful, masterly, consummate;
excellent, formidable, outstanding, first-class, first-rate, fine
North American informal crackerjack, badass



Pronunciation: /ɪmˈprɛsɪvli/
Example sentences
  • All are well written, impressively detailed, and documented with photographic and other evidence.
  • However, the prices were still impressively cheap and the food relatively good.
  • Even more impressively, he got it approximately two hours after I'd posted the puzzle.


Pronunciation: /ɪmˈprɛsɪvnəs/

Words that rhyme with impressive

aggressive, compressive, concessive, degressive, depressive, digressive, excessive, expressive, obsessive, oppressive, possessive, progressive, recessive, regressive, repressive, retrogressive, successive, transgressive

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