- Impressive Im*press"ive ([i^]m*pr[e^]s"[i^]v), a. [Cf. F.
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
impressive discourse; an impressive scene.
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.
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