Usage examples for impressive

  1. 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
  2. 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
  3. The Sergeant made a little impressive gesture. – By Right of Purchase by Harold Bindloss
  4. Mrs. Pope made her silence very impressive. – Marriage by H. G. Wells
  5. A very impressive silence fell. – The Devil Doctor by Sax Rohmer
  6. They are numerous and impressive. – Creative Evolution by Henri Bergson
  7. 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
  8. It was rather impressive. – A Hazard of New Fortunes, Part Fifth by William Dean Howells
  9. We watched the impressive spectacle in safety and the sunlight. – London to Ladysmith via Pretoria by Winston Spencer Churchill
  10. It was an impressive hit list. – Underground by Suelette Dreyfus
  11. It was an impressive building. – Practical Grammar and Composition by Thomas Wood
  12. " She need not have made it so terribly impressive," said Madame Mayer to Valdarno when the Mass was over. – Saracinesca by F. Marion Crawford
  13. " Mr Stuart, I'm surprised at you," said Mrs Doctor, in her most impressive manner. – One Maid's Mischief by George Manville Fenn
  14. " But if you were to sing it, you would make it very fine and impressive. – Prince Fortunatus by William Black
  15. Was there anything much more impressive afterward? – Entire PG Edition of The Works of William Dean Howells by William Dean Howells
  16. Now- Tim's silence furnished an impressive close to the contrast. – Corporal Cameron by Ralph Connor
  17. The scene itself was most impressive. – None Other Gods by Robert Hugh Benson
  18. The Bible- school service in the afternoon was as solemn and impressive as the morning. – Praying for Money by Russell H. Conwell
  19. 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
  20. 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