Webster 1913 Edition
Laying as a duty; enjoining.
Adapted to impress forcibly; impressive; commanding;“Large and imposing edifices.”
Deceiving; deluding; misleading.
The act of imposing the columns of a page, or the pages of a sheet. See
the stone on which the pages or columns of types are imposed or made into forms; – called also
Webster 1828 Edition
1.Commanding; adapted to impress forcibly; as an imposing air or matter.
--Large and imposing edifices, embosomed in the groves of some rich valley.