Origin of impress1
OTHER WORDS FROM impressim·press·er, noun
Other definitions for impress (2 of 2)
How to use impress in a sentence
I was more impressed when she nailed a few less flattering character traits.
He was so impressed by the socks that he invited me through my client to come and visit him.The Hot Designer Who Hates Fashion: VK Nagrani Triumphs His Own Way|Tom Teodorczuk|December 1, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Though this did nothing to help impart knowledge to his charges, some were impressed anyway by his command of the subject.
Catherine Lemay is impressed by neither the myth nor the reality when she arrives in Montana in the summer of 1956.The Golden West Up for Grabs: ‘Painted Horses’ Is the Next Great Western Novel|Wendy Smith|November 28, 2014|DAILY BEAST
He recalled being instantly impressed with Masters the first time they met.
Impressed by the lugubrious scene, Aguinaldo yielded, and the next day peace negotiations were opened.The Philippine Islands|John Foreman
A characteristic which distinguished them and which impressed Mrs. Pontellier most forcibly was their entire absence of prudery.The Awakening and Selected Short Stories|Kate Chopin
Few persons can attain to adult life without being profoundly impressed by the appalling inequalities of our human lot.The Unsolved Riddle of Social Justice|Stephen Leacock
Janet's silence impressed Hilda: it was not merely strange--it was formidable: it affected the whole day.Hilda Lessways|Arnold Bennett
Porter had impressed upon his men that to be captured by the Yankees meant certain death.The Courier of the Ozarks|Byron A. Dunn