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Evoking admiration through size, quality, or skill: grand, imposing, or awesome.‘an impressive view of the mountains’‘impressive achievements in science’
magnificent, majestic, imposing, splendid, spectacular, grand, august, awe-inspiring, stirring, stunning, breathtakingadmirable, accomplished, expert, skilled, skilful, masterly, consummateView synonyms
- ‘His achievement is all the more impressive given the in limitations of the chosen media.’
- ‘He had a pretty impressive record but rule changes forced him to give up when he was 19.’
- ‘He has an impressive list of clients, many of whom have been cajoled into backing his cause.’
- ‘From the outside, however, the results look very impressive.’
- ‘He was such an impressive person and I was awestruck when I met him for the first time.’
- ‘The most impressive aspect of this book is its insight into a strange and often troubled man.’
- ‘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.’
- ‘The special effects and the look of the film are both very impressive and pretty true to the books.’
- ‘With such numbers, the company has an impressive showing for general workforce diversity.’
- ‘Just getting here with most of what you need is a pretty impressive accomplishment.’
- ‘The prize is particularly impressive as the couple have only been on their own farm for one year.’
- ‘What makes her achievement all the more impressive is that she is something of a late starter.’
- ‘It was the Scottish women who led the way yesterday with a clutch of impressive victories.’
- ‘As ever, one of the biggest pulls at the show was the impressive range of shire horses on display.’
- ‘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.’
- ‘Yet it is this bright and fresh view of London that make the paintings so impressive.’
- ‘Considering this is her first lead role in a feature film, she is very impressive.’
- ‘He said the terminal was all the more impressive as it was originally going to take a decade to build.’
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