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Synonyms for imposing
ɪmˈpoʊ zɪŋim·pos·ing

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English Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. imposing

    Awful should not be used of things which are merely disagreeable or annoying, nor of all that are alarming and terrible, but only of such as bring a solemn awe upon the soul, as in the presence of a superior power; as, the awful hush before the battle. That which is awful arouses an oppressive, that which is august an admiring reverence; we speak of the august presence of a mighty monarch, the awful presence of death. We speak of an exalted station, a grand mountain, an imposing presence, a majestic cathedral, a noble mien, a solemn litany, a stately march, an august assembly, the awful scene of the Judgment Day.

    Synonyms:
    alarming, appalling, august, awful, dire, direful, dread, dreadful, fearful, frightful, grand, horrible, majestic, noble, portentous, shocking, solemn, stately, terrible, terrific

    Antonyms:
    base, beggarly, commonplace, contemptible, despicable, humble, inferior, lowly, mean, paltry, undignified, vulgar

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. imposing

    Synonyms:
    striking, effective, dignified, grand, impressive, majestic, august, commanding

    Antonyms:
    ineffective, undignified, petty

Princeton's WordNet

  1. baronial, imposing, noble, statelyadjective

    impressive in appearance

    "a baronial mansion"; "an imposing residence"; "a noble tree"; "severe-looking policemen sat astride noble horses"; "stately columns"

    Synonyms:
    formal, baronial, magisterial, courtly, noble, statuesque, stately, grand, distinguished

    Antonyms:
    undignified, unimpressive

  2. distinguished, grand, imposing, magisterialadjective

    used of a person's appearance or behavior; befitting an eminent person

    "his distinguished bearing"; "the monarch's imposing presence"; "she reigned in magisterial beauty"

    Synonyms:
    gilded, marvelous, heroic, rattling(a), deluxe, elevated, wondrous, bossy, rarified, autocratic, peremptory, noble-minded, lordly, noble, wonderful, grand, marvellous, dominating, tremendous, distinguished, luxurious, idealistic, fantastic, exalted, opulent, baronial, princely, rarefied, sumptuous, high-minded, august, terrific, high-flown, lofty, magisterial, howling(a), expansive, stately, high-and-mighty, sublime

    Antonyms:
    unimpressive, undignified

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. imposingadjective

    Synonyms:
    grand, stately, august, majestic, impressive, noble, commanding

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. imposingadjective

    Synonyms:
    impressive, stately, majestic, august

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "imposing":

    impose, imposition, establishing, imposed, inflicting, enforcing

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How to use imposing in a sentence?

  1. Proverb:

    Liars begin by imposing on others, but end by deceiving themselves.

  2. The Pennsylvania District Attorneys Association:

    He has rejected the decisions of juries that wrestled with the facts and the law before unanimously imposing the death penalty, disregarded a long line of decisions made by Pennsylvania and federal judges, ignored the will of the Legislature, and ultimately turned his back on the silenced victims of cold-blooded killers.

  3. Annie Laurie:

    We should have a national motto that we can put up in the school without imposing religion on a captive audience of school kids, it miseducates students. We live under a godless and secular Constitution.

  4. Al Ississ:

    This forecast depends on the assumption of continued economic activity without imposing any lockdowns, if the contrary happens, this growth estimate will not be achieved.

  5. Avril Haines:

    And the current trend increases the likelihood that President Russian President Vladimir Putin will turn to more drastic means, including imposing martial law, reorienting industrial production, or potentially escalatory military actions to free up the resources needed to achieve Russian President Vladimir Putin objectives as the conflict drags on, or if Russian President Vladimir Putin perceives The Russians is losing in Ukraine.


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