Definition of Impression


  • the act of pressing one thing on or into the surface of another
    "he watched the impression of the seal on the hot wax"
  • an impressionistic portrayal of a person
    "he did a funny impression of a politician"
  • (dentistry) an imprint of the teeth and gums in wax or plaster
    "the dentist took an impression for use in preparing an inlay"
  • all the copies of a work printed at one time
    "they ran off an initial printing of 2000 copies"
  • a symbol that is the result of printing or engraving
    "he put his stamp on the envelope"
  • a concavity in a surface produced by pressing
    "he left the impression of his fingers in the soft mud"
  • a clear and telling mental image
    "he described his mental picture of his assailant"
    "he had no clear picture of himself or his world"
    "the events left a permanent impression in his mind"
    - mental picture
  • an outward appearance
    "he made a good impression"
    "I wanted to create an impression of success"
    "she retained that bold effect in her reproductions of the original painting"
  • a vague idea in which some confidence is placed
    "his impression of her was favorable"
    "what are your feelings about the crisis?"
    "it strengthened my belief in his sincerity"
    "I had a feeling that she was lying"
Based on WordNet 3.0, Farlex clipart collection. © 2003-2012 Princeton University, Farlex Inc.

Word games points for the Impression

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Unscramble impression

615 unscramble word found using the letters impression.

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