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Adjective: impressive  im'pre-siv
  1. Making a strong or vivid impression
    "an impressive ceremony"
     
  2. Producing a strong effect
    "gave an impressive performance as Othello";
    - telling

See also: amazing, arresting, astonishing, astounding, awe-inspiring, awesome, awful [archaic], awing, baronial, brilliant, dazzling, dramatic, effective, effectual, efficacious, expansive, eye-popping, formidable, fulgurant, fulgurous, gallant, glorious, grand, grandiose, heroic, important-looking, imposing, lofty, magnificent, majestic, mind-boggling, moving, noble, palatial, proud, sensational, signal, spectacular, splendid, staggering, stately, striking, stunning, stupefying, thundering

Antonym: unimpressive

Encyclopedia: Impressive