impressiveness

  • 1 impressiveness — index emphasis, solemnity, weight (credibility), weight (importance) Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …

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  • 2 impressiveness — impressive ► ADJECTIVE ▪ evoking admiration through size, quality, or skill. DERIVATIVES impressively adverb impressiveness noun …

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  • 3 Impressiveness — Impressive Im*press ive ([i^]m*pr[e^]s [i^]v), a. [Cf. F. impressif.] 1. Making, or tending to make, an impression; having power to impress; adapted to excite attention and feeling, to touch the sensibilities, or affect the conscience; as, an… …

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  • 4 impressiveness — noun see impressive …

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  • 5 impressiveness — See impressively. * * * …

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  • 6 impressiveness — noun The quality of being impressive …

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  • 7 impressiveness — im pres·sive·ness || ɪm presɪvnɪs n. impressive quality, magnificence, grandness …

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  • 8 impressiveness — im·pres·sive·ness …

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  • 9 impressiveness — See: impressive …

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  • 10 impressiveness — noun 1. splendid or imposing in size or appearance the grandness of the architecture impressed by the richness of the flora • Syn: ↑grandness, ↑magnificence, ↑richness • Derivationally related forms: ↑rich …

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  • 11 grand — adj Grand, magnificent, imposing, stately, majestic, august, noble, grandiose are comparable when they mean large, handsome, dignified, and impressive. They vary somewhat in the emphasis which they respectively place on these qualities, and they… …

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  • 12 Atomic weight — Weight Weight, n. [OE. weght, wight, AS. gewiht; akin to D. gewigt, G. gewicht, Icel. v[ae]tt, Sw. vigt, Dan. v[ae]gt. See {Weigh}, v. t.] [1913 Webster] 1. The quality of being heavy; that property of bodies by which they tend toward the center… …

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  • 13 Dead weight — Weight Weight, n. [OE. weght, wight, AS. gewiht; akin to D. gewigt, G. gewicht, Icel. v[ae]tt, Sw. vigt, Dan. v[ae]gt. See {Weigh}, v. t.] [1913 Webster] 1. The quality of being heavy; that property of bodies by which they tend toward the center… …

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  • 14 Feather weight — Weight Weight, n. [OE. weght, wight, AS. gewiht; akin to D. gewigt, G. gewicht, Icel. v[ae]tt, Sw. vigt, Dan. v[ae]gt. See {Weigh}, v. t.] [1913 Webster] 1. The quality of being heavy; that property of bodies by which they tend toward the center… …

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  • 15 Heavy weight — Weight Weight, n. [OE. weght, wight, AS. gewiht; akin to D. gewigt, G. gewicht, Icel. v[ae]tt, Sw. vigt, Dan. v[ae]gt. See {Weigh}, v. t.] [1913 Webster] 1. The quality of being heavy; that property of bodies by which they tend toward the center… …

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  • 16 Light weight — Weight Weight, n. [OE. weght, wight, AS. gewiht; akin to D. gewigt, G. gewicht, Icel. v[ae]tt, Sw. vigt, Dan. v[ae]gt. See {Weigh}, v. t.] [1913 Webster] 1. The quality of being heavy; that property of bodies by which they tend toward the center… …

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  • 17 Weight — Weight, n. [OE. weght, wight, AS. gewiht; akin to D. gewigt, G. gewicht, Icel. v[ae]tt, Sw. vigt, Dan. v[ae]gt. See {Weigh}, v. t.] [1913 Webster] 1. The quality of being heavy; that property of bodies by which they tend toward the center of the… …

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  • 18 Weight of observation — Weight Weight, n. [OE. weght, wight, AS. gewiht; akin to D. gewigt, G. gewicht, Icel. v[ae]tt, Sw. vigt, Dan. v[ae]gt. See {Weigh}, v. t.] [1913 Webster] 1. The quality of being heavy; that property of bodies by which they tend toward the center… …

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  • 19 weight — I (burden) noun care, cumbrance, duty, encumbrance, incubus, liability, load, mass, obligation, onus, oppression, ponderousness, pressure, responsibility II (credibility) noun belief, certainty, confidence, credence, credibleness, credit, faith,… …

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  • 20 magnificence — /mægˈnɪfəsəns/ (say mag nifuhsuhns) noun 1. the quality or state of being magnificent; splendour; grandeur; impressiveness; sublimity. 2. impressiveness of surroundings. {Middle English, from Old French, from Latin magnificentia} …

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