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1. impression

noun. ['ˌɪmˈprɛʃən'] a vague idea in which some confidence is placed.

Synonyms

  • feeling
  • presence
  • thought
  • idea
  • belief
  • suspicion
  • notion
  • effect
  • intuition
  • hunch
  • opinion

Antonyms

  • inactivity
  • natural object
  • curve
  • straight line

Etymology

  • impression (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • impressio (Latin)

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Rhymes with Impression

  • transgression
  • indiscretion
  • decompression
  • retrocession
  • nonaggression
  • repossession
  • progression
  • expression
  • discretion
  • compression
  • suppression
  • succession
  • repression
  • regression
  • profession
  • procession
  • precession
  • intercession
  • digression
  • depression
  • confession
  • concession
  • secession
  • recession
  • possession
  • oppression
  • obsession
  • aggression
  • accession
  • question

How do you pronounce impression?

Pronounce impression as ˌɪmˈprɛʃən.

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Sentences with impression


1. Noun, singular or mass
Use a toothpick to mark the frosting to give the impression of brick work.

Quotes about impression


1. It's an amusing idea to some, this feminism thing - this audacious notion that women should be able to move through the world as freely, and enjoy the same inalienable rights and bodily autonomy, as men. At least, that's the impression given when feminism and feminists are all too often the targets of lazy humor.
- Roxane Gay

2. I don't have hard numbers about this, but the impression I get is that the amount of eyeballs you get from being on the humor shelf at Barnes & Noble - it is almost insignificant.
- Randall Munroe

3. If the moon smiled, she would resemble you.You leave the same impression Of something beautiful, but annihilating.
- Sylvia Plath, Ariel: The Restored Edition

2. impression

noun. ['ˌɪmˈprɛʃən'] an outward appearance.

Synonyms

  • appearance
  • image
  • tout ensemble
  • figure
  • effect
  • mark

Antonyms

  • high
  • euphoria
  • happiness
  • anticyclone

Etymology

  • impression (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • impressio (Latin)

3. impression

noun. ['ˌɪmˈprɛʃən'] a clear and telling mental image.

Synonyms

  • image
  • picture
  • mental image

Antonyms

  • nonconformity
  • noncompliance
  • empty
  • dissuasion

Etymology

  • impression (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • impressio (Latin)

4. impression

noun. ['ˌɪmˈprɛʃən'] (dentistry) an imprint of the teeth and gums in wax or plaster.

Antonyms

  • neurotic depression

Etymology

  • impression (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • impressio (Latin)

5. impression

noun. ['ˌɪmˈprɛʃən'] a symbol that is the result of printing or engraving.

Synonyms

  • imprint
  • seal
  • embossment
  • stamp

Antonyms

  • calmness
  • concern
  • hope
  • pleasure

Etymology

  • impression (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • impressio (Latin)

6. impression

noun. ['ˌɪmˈprɛʃən'] an impressionistic portrayal of a person.

Synonyms

  • portrayal
  • characterization
  • personation

Antonyms

  • stay
  • take away
  • highland
  • natural elevation

Etymology

  • impression (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • impressio (Latin)

7. impression

noun. ['ˌɪmˈprɛʃən'] the act of pressing one thing on or into the surface of another.

Synonyms

  • pressing
  • press

Antonyms

  • unbend
  • disjoin
  • female

Etymology

  • impression (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • impressio (Latin)

8. impression

noun. ['ˌɪmˈprɛʃən'] all the copies of a work printed at one time.

Synonyms

  • trial impression
  • test copy
  • proof
  • publication
  • mackle
  • printing

Antonyms

  • raise
  • deposit
  • sadness
  • humility

Etymology

  • impression (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • impressio (Latin)

9. impression

noun. ['ˌɪmˈprɛʃən'] a concavity in a surface produced by pressing.

Synonyms

  • concave shape
  • incurvature
  • imprint
  • incurvation
  • dent
  • seam
  • prick
  • droop
  • chap
  • sag
  • cranny
  • crevice
  • crack
  • concavity
  • dimple
  • incision
  • channel
  • depression
  • slit
  • scratch
  • crease
  • furrow
  • crinkle
  • line
  • dip
  • groove
  • fissure

Antonyms

  • dislike
  • pride
  • gratitude
  • ingratitude

Etymology

  • impression (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • impressio (Latin)
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