English - English Dictionary
impressionthe act of pressing one thing on or into the surface of another; "he watched the impression of the seal on the hot wax"
impressionan impressionistic portrayal of a person; "he did a funny impression of a politician"
impression(dentistry) an imprint of the teeth and gums in wax or plaster; "the dentist took an impression for use in preparing an inlay"
Impressionisma school of late 19th century French painters who pictured appearances by strokes of unmixed colors to give the impression of reflected light
impressionan 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"
sense impressionan unelaborated elementary awareness of stimulation; "a sensation of touch"
impressiona 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"
impressiona 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"
impressionall the copies of a work printed at one time; "they ran off an initial printing of 2000 copies"
trial impression(printing) an impression made to check for errors
impressiona symbol that is the result of printing; "he put his stamp on the envelope"
impressionista painter who follows the theories of impressionism
Postimpressionistan artist of the Postimpressionist school who revolted against impressionism
Post-impressionistan artist of the Postimpressionist school who revolted against impressionism
impressiona concavity in a surface produced by pressing; "he left the impression of his fingers in the soft mud"
impressionableeasily impressed or influenced; "an impressionable youngster"; "an impressionable age"
unimpressionablenot sensitive or susceptible to impression; "an unimpressionable mind"
impressionistrelating to or characteristic of impressionism; "impressionist music"
impressionisticrelating to or characteristic of impressionism; "impressionist music"
impressionisticof or relating to or based on an impression rather than on facts or reasoning; "a surprisingly impressionistic review bearing marks of hasty composition"; "she had impressionistic memories of her childhood"