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Webster 1913 Edition


Imposing

Im-pos′ing

,
Adj.
1.
Laying as a duty; enjoining.
2.
Adapted to impress forcibly; impressive; commanding;
as, an
imposing
air; an
imposing
spectacle.
“Large and imposing edifices.”
Bp. Hobart.
3.
Deceiving; deluding; misleading.

Im-pos′ing

,
Noun.
(Print.)
The act of imposing the columns of a page, or the pages of a sheet. See
Impose
,
Verb.
T.
, 4.
Imposing stone
(Print.)
,
the stone on which the pages or columns of types are imposed or made into forms; – called also
imposing table
.

Webster 1828 Edition


Imposing

IMPO'SING

,
ppr.
Laying on; enjoining; deceiving.
1.
Commanding; adapted to impress forcibly; as an imposing air or matter.
--Large and imposing edifices, embosomed in the groves of some rich valley.

Definition 2022


imposing

imposing

English

Verb

imposing

  1. present participle of impose

Adjective

imposing (comparative more imposing, superlative most imposing)

  1. Magnificent and impressive because of appearance, size, stateliness or dignity.

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