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Definition of Imposing


  1. of Impose
  2. Laying as a duty; enjoining.
  3. Adapted to impress forcibly; impressive; commanding; as, an imposing air; an imposing spectacle.
  4. Deceiving; deluding; misleading.
  5. The act of imposing the columns of a page, or the pages of a sheet. See Impose, v. t., 4.

Imposing Quotations

By imposing too great a responsibility, or rather, all responsibility, on yourself, you crush yourself.
Franz Kafka

Our nation is too different, too diverse to say that what works in Massachusetts is somehow going to be grabbed by the federal government, usurping the power of states and imposing a one-size-fits-all plan on the nation. That will not work.
Mitt Romney

A state that suppresses all freedom of speech, and which by imposing the most terrible punishments, treats each and every attempt at criticism, however morally justified, and every suggestion for improvement as plotting to high treason, is a state that breaks an unwritten law.
Kurt Huber

Our castle is not imposing, but is well built, and surrounded by a very fine garden. I live in the bailiff's house.
Franz Schubert

Art is the imposing of a pattern on experience, and our aesthetic enjoyment is recognition of the pattern.
Alfred North Whitehead
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Imposing Translations

imposing in Dutch is imponerend, indrukwekkend
imposing in French is imposant
imposing in Norwegian is imponerende
imposing in Portuguese is impo
imposing in Spanish is imponente
imposing in Swedish is imponerande

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