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Definition of "impressive" []

  • Making a strong or vivid impression; striking or remarkable: an impressive ceremony. (adjective)
  • Capable of impressing, esp by size, magnificence, etc; awe-inspiring; commanding (adjective)

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Use "impressive" in a sentence
  • "On the call, the British officers discussed efforts to assist U.S. investigations into hackers, some of whom are also facing charges in the U.K. They discussed what they described as impressive investigative work to recover data from hard drives of suspects."
  • "Boston College may be undefeated so far this year, but it's hard to gauge exactly how good the Eagles are heading into Saturday's ACC opener against Virginia Tech. Triumphs over Weber State and Kent State aren't exactly what you call impressive nonconference wins."
  • "In an interview, Lisa Bacus, American Family's VP-Marketing, said Ogilvy won the account, in part, because of what she described as impressive proprietary research into insurance consumers."