Examples of imposing in a Sentence
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
Recent Examples of imposing from the Web
After years as a soft spot on a lot of schedules, Vineland in the last two years emerged as a South Jersey power with a physically imposing lineup.
Malone works with Rocko, a German Shepherd, a bigger and more imposing dog than Abby.
Buzz builds for Miami’s under-the-radar 2019 commits At first glance, the list of the Hurricanes’ Class of 2019 commits isn’t the most imposing group.
Handling Donald is easily the most imposing task for an Eagles offense that was thrown off by the Seattle Seahawks' pressure in a 24-10 loss last week.
At Oracle Arena, one of the most imposing arenas in the league, the Pistons (5-2) moved to 2-0 on this early season trip out west.
Heading into the final week of the regular season, Kunz had caught 22 passes for 499 yards and eight touchdowns, making him one of the more imposing threats in the area.
But before that matchup, the USL squad will take on an even more imposing opponent — the United States men’s national team.
Still, Trump is also trying to coax the Chinese leadership into cracking down on North Korea, and so imposing tariffs may complicate that effort.
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First Known Use of imposing
Synonymsaugust, distingué, distinguished, dignified, portly, solemn, staid, stately
Antonymsflighty, frivolous, giddy, goofy, silly, undignified
Related Wordsdecorous, proper, seemly; grave, grim, po-faced [British], sober, somber (or sombre); aristocratic, elegant, elevated, handsome, lordly, magisterial, majestic, noble
Near Antonymscoarse, crass, crude, improper, indecent, uncouth, unseemly, vulgar
Synonym Discussion of imposing
- a grand staircase
- magnificent paintings
- an imposing edifice
- the stately procession
- a majestic waterfall
- grandiose hydroelectric projects
- grandiose schemes
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Definition of imposing for Students
- The Army of Glinda the Good looked very grand and imposing …
- —L. Frank Baum, The Marvelous Land of Oz
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