impression


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Synonyms for impression

Synonyms for impression

the strong effect exerted by one person or thing on another

the character projected or given by someone to the public

intuitive cognition

the visible effect made on a surface by pressure

the entire number of copies of a publication printed from a single typesetting

Synonyms

Synonyms for impression

a vague idea in which some confidence is placed

an outward appearance

a clear and telling mental image

a symbol that is the result of printing or engraving

all the copies of a work printed at one time

(dentistry) an imprint of the teeth and gums in wax or plaster

an impressionistic portrayal of a person

the act of pressing one thing on or into the surface of another

References in classic literature ?
Gania and his mother went to live with Varia and Ptitsin immediately after the latter's wedding, while the general was housed in a debtor's prison by reason of certain IOU's given to the captain's widow under the impression that they would never be formally used against him.
Yes," Martin went on heartily, "I'm no more than a barbarian getting my first impressions of civilization.
I could be certain of nothing--not even of identifying the doctor's handwriting by the impression on the blotting-paper.
As for the impressions you have confided to me, I can only say that yours is a case (as I venture to think) for spiritual rather than for medical advice.
coloring his work with his personal tastes, feelings and impressions.
Does he produce his impressions by full enumeration of details, or by emphasis on prominent or characteristic details?
My young friend seemed to have received the same impression, for he said, bluntly:
1) Hume, who gives the names "impressions" and "ideas" to what may, for present purposes, be identified with our "sensations" and "images," speaks of impressions as "those perceptions which enter with most force and violence" while he defines ideas as "the faint images of these (i.
My words must make a deep impression on you, since you remember them so well," said Levin, and suddenly conscious that he had said just the same thing before, he reddened.
She only says that he puzzles her, and that she will not tell me what her impression of him is until I have seen him, and formed my own opinion first.
Nor is it any more possible to describe the impression that remained upon my mind when I awaked, and found it was but a dream.
Her "Bon jour, monsieur," was quite polite, but so orderly, so commonplace, it spread directly a cool, damp towel over my "vives impressions.
I told you in my last about my farewell to England, my crossing the Channel, and my first impressions of Paris.
At first impressions of the snow-storm, the sledge-shafts, and the horse with the shaft-bow shaking before his eyes, kept passing through his mind, then he remembered Nikita lying under him, then recollections of the festival, his wife, the police-officer, and the box of candles, began to mingle with these; then again Nikita, this time lying under that box, then the peasants, customers and traders, and the white walls of his house with its iron roof with Nikita lying underneath, presented themselves to his imagination.
When I strive to remember, I have a riot of unrelated impressions and a loss of time-value.