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Synonyms for impression

Synonyms for (noun) impression

Synonyms: impression Definition: the act of pressing one thing on or into the surface of another Usage: he watched the impression of the seal on the hot wax

Similar words: press, pressing, pressure Definition: the act of pressing; the exertion of pressure Usage: he gave the button a press; he used pressure to stop the bleeding; at the pressing of a button

Synonyms: impression Definition: an impressionistic portrayal of a person Usage: he did a funny impression of a politician

Similar words: portrayal, personation, enactment, characterization Definition: acting the part of a character on stage; dramatically representing the character by speech and action and gesture

Synonyms: impression Definition: (dentistry) an imprint of the teeth and gums in wax or plaster Usage: the dentist took an impression for use in preparing an inlay

Similar words: imprint Definition: a device produced by pressure on a surface

Synonyms: effect, impression Definition: an outward appearance Usage: 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

Similar words: visual aspect, appearance Definition: outward or visible aspect of a person or thing

Synonyms: feeling, opinion, notion, belief, impression Definition: a vague idea in which some confidence is placed Usage: 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

Similar words: idea, thought Definition: the content of cognition; the main thing you are thinking about Usage: it was not a good idea; the thought never entered my mind

Synonyms: mental picture, picture, impression Definition: a clear and telling mental image Usage: 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

Similar words: image, mental image Definition: an iconic mental representation Usage: her imagination forced images upon her too awful to contemplate

Synonyms: printing, impression Definition: all the copies of a work printed at one time Usage: they ran off an initial printing of 2000 copies

Similar words: publication Definition: a copy of a printed work offered for distribution

Synonyms: impression, stamp Definition: a symbol that is the result of printing or engraving Usage: he put his stamp on the envelope

Similar words: symbol Definition: an arbitrary sign (written or printed) that has acquired a conventional significance

Synonyms: depression, impression, imprint Definition: a concavity in a surface produced by pressing Usage: he left the impression of his fingers in the soft mud

Similar words: incurvation, incurvature, concave shape, concavity Definition: a shape that curves or bends inward