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Synonyms for striking
ˈstraɪ kɪŋstrik·ing

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Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  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. Melinda Gates:

    The data has been really striking.

  2. Sonam Lama:

    Uber claims that we are independent contractors even though they set our rates and control our work day, uber executives are getting rich off of our work. They should treat us with respect. We are striking to send a message that drivers will keep rising up.

  3. Henry David Thoreau:

    There are a thousand hacking at the branches of evil to one who is striking at the root.

  4. United States:

    Following waves of restrictive legislation in the United States, the parallels between women seeking abortion in the United States and Ireland and Northern Ireland are striking, women in Northern Ireland have three options when faced with a pregnancy they do not want or feel they can not continue : travel long distances to access in-clinic abortion care, remain pregnant, or self-source their own abortion outside the formal healthcare setting.

  5. The Middlesex County Prosecutor:

    For whatever reason, this law didn't seem to be well known. The state police did a poor job at publicizing it, i think it's particularly striking that that wasn't raised.


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