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impression a strong feeling or idea resulting from experience or perception. [5 definitions]
impressionable readily influenced; affected by suggestion; suggestible.
impressionism (often cap.) a style of painting, originating in France in the late nineteenth century, directed toward capturing the vitality of a subject through observing the play of colored light and shadow upon it and painting quickly, using short brush strokes and unmixed colors. [2 definitions]
impressive able to make a strong or lasting impact on the mind or emotions; striking.
imprimatur an official license to print or publish, esp. one issued by the Roman Catholic censor. [2 definitions]
imprint a mark or figure made by pressing or printing on a surface. [5 definitions]
imprinting in animal and human behavior, a period of rapid learning early in life that established permanent connections with other beings or objects, and thus determines certain patterns of behavior.
imprison to put or keep in a prison or other place of confinement. [2 definitions]
improbability the condition or state of being unlikely to occur. [2 definitions]
improbable unlikely to occur or to be true.
impromptu thought of, made, or done without plan, preparation, or practice; spontaneous or improvised. [3 definitions]
improper not suitable, applicable, or correct. [2 definitions]
improper fraction a fraction in which the denominator is smaller than the numerator.
improperly without regard for the generally accepted, correct, or established way of doing something; incorrectly; inappropriately.
impropriety the character or state of being incorrect, unsuitable, or indecent. [2 definitions]
improve to increase the quality or condition of; make better. [3 definitions]
improved made better; of a higher quality.
improvement the act of improving or the state of being improved. [3 definitions]
improvident not providing for future needs; careless; wasteful.
improvisation the act of improvising, or something that has been improvised, esp. in music.
improvisational composed at the time of performance.