Definition of impressive in English:

impressive

adjective

  • Evoking admiration through size, quality, or skill; grand, imposing, or awesome.

    ‘an impressive view of the mountains’
    ‘impressive achievements in science’
    • ‘He was such an impressive person and I was awestruck when I met him for the first time.’
    • ‘Again, it was impressive to see the level of detail going into the production.’
    • ‘It is far more impressive when others discover your good qualities without your help.’
    • ‘As ever, one of the biggest pulls at the show was the impressive range of shire horses on display.’
    • ‘While these statistics may not seem impressive at first glance, they are in fact monumental.’
    • ‘He has an impressive CV and is credited with creating the UK's entire airborne radar capability.’
    • ‘He has an impressive list of clients, many of whom have been cajoled into backing his cause.’
    • ‘Just getting here with most of what you need is a pretty impressive accomplishment.’
    • ‘He had a pretty impressive record but rule changes forced him to give up when he was 19.’
    • ‘The prize is particularly impressive as the couple have only been on their own farm for one year.’
    • ‘His achievement is all the more impressive given the in limitations of the chosen media.’
    • ‘The most impressive aspect of this book is its insight into a strange and often troubled man.’
    • ‘It was the Scottish women who led the way yesterday with a clutch of impressive victories.’
    • ‘Considering this is her first lead role in a feature film, she is very impressive.’
    • ‘From the outside, however, the results look very impressive.’
    • ‘He said the terminal was all the more impressive as it was originally going to take a decade to build.’
    • ‘The special effects and the look of the film are both very impressive and pretty true to the books.’
    • ‘What makes her achievement all the more impressive is that she is something of a late starter.’
    • ‘Yet it is this bright and fresh view of London that make the paintings so impressive.’
    • ‘With such numbers, the company has an impressive showing for general workforce diversity.’
    admirable, accomplished, expert, skilled, skilful, masterly, consummate
    magnificent, majestic, imposing, splendid, spectacular, grand, august, awe-inspiring, stirring, stunning, breathtaking
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Pronunciation:

impressive

/ɪmˈprɛsɪv/