Definition and Meanings for impression

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Impression is ranked 2,553 in the ranking of most used words in English

Part of Speech of impression

noun

Etymology of impression

f. impression, l. impressio

Meaning of impression


as noun

  • the act of impressing, or the state of being impressed; the communication of a stamp, mold, style, or character, by external force or by influence.
  • that which is impressed; stamp; mark; indentation; sensible result of an influence exerted from without.
  • that which impresses, or exercises an effect, action, or agency; appearance; phenomenon.
  • influence or effect on the senses or the intellect hence, interest, concern.
  • an indistinct notion, remembrance, or belief.
  • impressiveness; emphasis of delivery.
  • the pressure of the type on the paper, or the result of such pressure, as regards its appearance; as, a heavy impression; a clear, or a poor, impression; also, a single copy as the result of printing, or the whole edition printed at a given time; as, a copy from the fifth impression.
  • in painting, the first coat of color, as the priming in house painting and the like.
  • a print on paper from a wood block, metal plate, or the like.
  • No antonyms for impression

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