[ strahy-king ]
/ ˈstraɪ kɪŋ /
attractive; impressive: a scene of striking beauty.
noticeable; conspicuous: a striking lack of enthusiasm.
being on strike, as workers.
- capable of attacking an enemy, especially by air: striking power.
- within the extent of space through which it is possible to attack a target effectively: striking distance.
Words nearby striking
OTHER WORDS FROM strikingstrik·ing·ly, adverbstrik·ing·ness, nounnon·strik·ing, adjectiveun·strik·ing, adjective
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Examples from the Web for unstriking
The number of dishes is sufficient; but then it is such a monotonous variety of unstriking dishes.A Tramp Abroad, Complete|Mark Twain (Samuel Clemens)
Manly the face was, but, except when speaking in unconscious moments, dull and unstriking.The Honorable Peter Stirling and What People Thought of Him|Paul Leicester Ford
British Dictionary definitions for unstriking
/ (ˈstraɪkɪŋ) /
attracting attention; fine; impressivea striking beauty
conspicuous; noticeablea striking difference
Derived forms of strikingstrikingly, adverbstrikingness, noun
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