Simple Definition of striking
: unusual or extreme in a way that attracts attention
: very attractive especially in an unusual or interesting way
Full Definition of striking
: attracting attention or notice through unusual or conspicuous qualities <a place of striking beauty>
Examples of striking
The poverty of the city is striking.
There is a striking resemblance between the girls.
an actress known for her striking good looks
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