Fr.: imprimer; impressionner
1) To press, to apply with pressure, especially to leave a mark.
1) A strong effect produced on the intellect, feelings, conscience, etc.
Capable of being impressed; easily impressed.
1) A style of painting developed in the last third of the 19th century, characterized
chiefly by short brush strokes of bright colors in immediate juxtaposition to represent
the effect of light on objects.
→ impression; → -ism.
Having the power to impress, to raise admiration, awe, respect, etc.