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Synonyms for striking
ˈstraɪ kɪŋstrik·ing

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  1. striking

    Synonyms:
    impressive, affecting, admirable, wonderful, surprising,

Princeton's WordNet

  1. contact, impinging, strikingnoun

    the physical coming together of two or more things

    "contact with the pier scraped paint from the hull"

    Synonyms:
    link, touch, liaison, impinging, physical contact, inter-group communication, tangency, hit, contact, middleman, contact lens, hitting

    Antonyms:
    unimpressive, inconspicuous, invisible

  2. hit, hitting, strikingadjective

    the act of contacting one thing with another

    "repeated hitting raised a large bruise"; "after three misses she finally got a hit"

    Synonyms:
    collision, impinging, strike, bang, smash, hit, contact, hitting, smasher

    Antonyms:
    inconspicuous, invisible, unimpressive

  3. dramatic, spectacular, strikingadjective

    sensational in appearance or thrilling in effect

    "a dramatic sunset"; "a dramatic pause"; "a spectacular display of northern lights"; "it was a spectacular play"; "his striking good looks always created a sensation"

    Synonyms:
    salient, spectacular, outstanding, dramatic, prominent

    Antonyms:
    inconspicuous, unimpressive, invisible

  4. outstanding, prominent, salient, spectacular, strikingadjective

    having a quality that thrusts itself into attention

    "an outstanding fact of our time is that nations poisoned by anti semitism proved less fortunate in regard to their own freedom"; "a new theory is the most prominent feature of the book"; "salient traits"; "a spectacular rise in prices"; "a striking thing about Picadilly Circus is the statue of Eros in the center"; "a striking resemblance between parent and child"

    Synonyms:
    salient(ip), large, prominent, owing(p), dramatic, spectacular, great, salient, outstanding, undischarged, big

    Antonyms:
    invisible, inconspicuous, unimpressive

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Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. strikingadjective

    Synonyms:
    affecting, impressive, surprising, astonishing, wonderful, extraordinary, STUNNING

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. strikingadjective

    Synonyms:
    impressive, noticeable, astonishing, surprising, forcible

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How to use striking in a sentence?

  1. Ted Cruz:

    It was striking that three different people on that stage came out in support of drafting women into combat in the military, i have to admit, as I was sitting there listening to that conversation, my reaction was: Are you guys nuts?

  2. Robert Sumwalt:

    This idea of something striking the train, that's one of the many things we are looking at right now.

  3. You Can:

    Prince Harry tells Oprah that every time Prince Harry'd be on a flight returning to London, Prince Harry was triggered because of what had happened to Prince Harry growing up there, i found Harry's revelation about being triggered every time Prince Harry was about to touch down in London again so striking. Of course, Prince Harry was born into a family where … as the proverbial ‘ spare ’ one would think that he would have more freedom to be the architect of his destiny than William, whose destiny was set from the day he was born.

  4. Ted Cruz:

    It is striking that the day after Donald Trump called for weakening NATO, withdrawing from NATO, we see Brussels, where NATO is headquartered, the subject of a radical Islamic terror attack.

  5. Chief Justice John Roberts:

    It is striking how much of the majority's reasoning would apply with equal force to the claim of a fundamental right to plural marriage.

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