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IMPOSING

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does imposing mean? 

IMPOSING (adjective)
  The adjective IMPOSING has 2 senses:

1. impressive in appearance
2. used of a person's appearance or behavior; befitting an eminent person

  Familiarity information: IMPOSING used as an adjective is rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


IMPOSING (adjective)


Sense 1imposing [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Impressive in appearance

Synonyms:

baronial; imposing; noble; stately

Context examples:

a baronial mansion / an imposing residence / a noble tree / severe-looking policemen sat astride noble horses / stately columns

Similar:

impressive (making a strong or vivid impression)


Sense 2imposing [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Used of a person's appearance or behavior; befitting an eminent person

Synonyms:

distinguished; imposing; magisterial; grand

Context examples:

his distinguished bearing / the monarch's imposing presence / she reigned in magisterial beauty

Similar:

dignified (having or expressing dignity; especially formality or stateliness in bearing or appearance)


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