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1. imposing

adjective. ['ˌɪmˈpoʊzɪŋ'] impressive in appearance.

Synonyms

  • stately
  • baronial
  • noble

Antonyms

  • ignoble
  • dishonorable
  • female aristocrat
  • Lady

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Words that Rhyme with Imposing

  • predisposing
  • overexposing
  • juxtaposing
  • decomposing
  • foreclosing
  • disclosing
  • proposing
  • exposing
  • enclosing
  • disposing
  • composing
  • supposing
  • opposing
  • closing
  • rosing
  • nosing
  • hosing
  • dozing

Example sentences of the word imposing


1. Verb, gerund or present participle
The imposing building was erected in the early 1820s and housed convicted prisoners until its closure in 1923.

Quotes containing the word imposing


1. Art is the imposing of a pattern on experience, and our aesthetic enjoyment is recognition of the pattern.
- Alfred North Whitehead

2. We are the inheritors of a wonderful world, a beautiful world, full of life and mystery, goodness and pain. But likewise are we the children of an indifferent universe. We break our own hearts imposing our moral order on what is, by nature, a wide web of chaos.
- Colin Meloy, Wildwood

2. imposing

adjective. ['ˌɪmˈpoʊzɪŋ'] used of a person's appearance or behavior; befitting an eminent person.

Synonyms

  • grand
  • magisterial
  • distinguished

Antonyms

  • unmoving
  • ineffective
  • short
  • lowborn
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