Imposing - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |ɪmˈpəʊzɪŋ|  American pronunciation of the word imposing
Brit.  |ɪmˈpəʊzɪŋ|  British pronunciation of the word imposing
- this word is used as a present participle form of the verb 'to be'to impose


- impressive in appearance (syn: baronial, noble, stately)
an imposing residence
- used of a person's appearance or behavior; befitting an eminent person (syn: distinguished, grand, magisterial)
the monarch's imposing presence

Extra examples

He's an imposing man with a powerful voice.

...the president of the bank is exactly the sort of imposing figure that one might expect...

He's a tall, quietly spoken, but imposing figure.

The more barbarous is a nation, the more imposing and peremptory are its claims.

...despite his imposing size, he's no simple clod...

...the imposing climb up the mountain dismayed us even before we got started...

...his imposing mansion is intended to instantiate for visitors his staggering success as an entrepreneur...

Their head office was an imposing edifice.

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