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Definition of Impression

Impression

  1. The act of impressing, or the state of being impressed; the communication of a stamp, mold, style, or character, by external force or by influence.
  2. That which is impressed; stamp; mark; indentation; sensible result of an influence exerted from without.
  3. That which impresses, or exercises an effect, action, or agency; appearance; phenomenon.
  4. Influence or effect on the senses or the intellect hence, interest, concern.
  5. An indistinct notion, remembrance, or belief.
  6. Impressiveness; emphasis of delivery.
  7. The pressure of the type on the paper, or the result of such pressure, as regards its appearance; as, a heavy impression; a clear, or a poor, impression; also, a single copy as the result of printing, or the whole edition printed at a given time.
  8. In painting, the first coat of color, as the priming in house painting and the like.
  9. A print on paper from a wood block, metal plate, or the like.

Impression Quotations

You know, I think many people have the mistaken impression that Congress regulates Wall Street. In truth that's not the case. The real truth is that Wall Street regulates the Congress.
Bernie Sanders

You can't just beat a team, you have to leave a lasting impression in their minds so they never want to see you again.
Mia Hamm

Sometimes you trust someone who turns out not to be honest. There are a lot of things that happen in life that don't turn out the way you're given the impression that they will. And I think that's all kind of a con. But I think we've probably all been hurt.
Sigourney Weaver

What we learn only through the ears makes less impression upon our minds than what is presented to the trustworthy eye.
Horace

A lot of critics are lazy. They don't want to look closely and analyze something for what it is. They take a quick first impression and then rush to compare it to something they've seen before.
Willem Dafoe
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Impression Translations

impression in Afrikaans is indruk, effek, impak
impression in Danish is indtryk
impression in Dutch is effect, indruk
impression in Finnish is teho, vaikutus
impression in French is impression, effet
impression in German is Eindruck
impression in Italian is impressione
impression in Norwegian is inntrykk, avtrykk, opplag
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