Usage examples for impressive

  1. We watched the impressive spectacle in safety and the sunlight. – London to Ladysmith via Pretoria by Winston Spencer Churchill
  2. They are numerous and impressive. – Creative Evolution by Henri Bergson
  3. There was an impressive silence, and the man sat still with the veins on his forehead a trifle swollen and a glow in his eyes. – The Cattle-Baron's Daughter by Harold Bindloss
  4. The Bible- school service in the afternoon was as solemn and impressive as the morning. – Praying for Money by Russell H. Conwell
  5. I expected to find the place on Saturday morning quiet and open as usual; but when I reached its entrance, what an impressive scene presented itself! – Anecdotes of Painters, Engravers, Sculptors and Architects and Curiosities of Art (Vol. 3 of 3) by S. Spooner
  6. The Sergeant made a little impressive gesture. – By Right of Purchase by Harold Bindloss
  7. Now- Tim's silence furnished an impressive close to the contrast. – Corporal Cameron by Ralph Connor
  8. A very impressive silence fell. – The Devil Doctor by Sax Rohmer
  9. " She need not have made it so terribly impressive," said Madame Mayer to Valdarno when the Mass was over. – Saracinesca by F. Marion Crawford
  10. Was there anything much more impressive afterward? – Entire PG Edition of The Works of William Dean Howells by William Dean Howells
  11. The most refined, pronounced, and impressive characters in St. Petersburg, between the years 1800 and 1815, were embraced in her friendships. – The Friendships of Women by William Rounseville Alger
  12. The scene itself was most impressive. – None Other Gods by Robert Hugh Benson
  13. It was an impressive hit list. – Underground by Suelette Dreyfus
  14. He had been a very fine preacher, and though considerably turned of seventy, his voice was still excellent, and his manner solemn and impressive. – Roughing it in the Bush by Susanna Moodie
  15. Mrs. Pope made her silence very impressive. – Marriage by H. G. Wells
  16. It was a strange scene, and an impressive one even to those whose hearts were not in sympathy with it in any respect. – The Burial of the Guns by Thomas Nelson Page