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impression

im·pres·sion

impression

 
 
pronunciation:
ihm pre shn
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: a strong feeling, idea, or opinion that comes from experience with something.
My impression of my teacher got better as the year went on.
synonyms:
belief, feeling, notion, opinion
similar words:
conviction, hunch, idea, perception, suspicion, understanding, view
definition 2: a belief or a feeling that is created at the beginning of an experience.
Paul had the impression that Sal liked him, but he was wrong.
synonyms:
impact, imprint
similar words:
feeling, idea, influence
definition 3: a mark made by pressing.
Our feet made impressions in the wet sand.
synonyms:
imprint
similar words:
mark, trace
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