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impression   (Sound)

KK Pronunciation

〔 Imˋprєʃәn 〕

Pronunciation

〔 imˊpreʃәn 〕


Overview of noun impression

The noun impression has 9 senses


  • impression, feeling, belief, notion, opinion -- (a vague idea in which some confidence is placed; "his impression of her was favorable"; "what are your feelings about the crisis?"; "it strengthened my belief in his sincerity"; "I had a feeling that she was lying")

  • impression, effect -- (an outward appearance; "he made a good impression"; "I wanted to create an impression of success"; "she retained that bold effect in her reproductions of the original painting")

  • mental picture, picture, impression -- (a clear and telling mental image; "he described his mental picture of his assailant"; "he had no clear picture of himself or his world"; "the events left a permanent impression in his mind")

  • depression, impression, imprint -- (a concavity in a surface produced by pressing; "he left the impression of his fingers in the soft mud")

  • stamp, impression -- (a symbol that is the result of printing or engraving; "he put his stamp on the envelope")

  • impression, printing -- (all the copies of a work printed at one time; "they ran off an initial printing of 2000 copies")

  • impression -- ((dentistry) an imprint of the teeth and gums in wax or plaster; "the dentist took an impression for use in preparing an inlay")

  • impression -- (an impressionistic portrayal of a person; "he did a funny impression of a politician")

  • impression -- (the act of pressing one thing on or into the surface of another; "he watched the impression of the seal on the hot wax")