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English Dictionary: impressed by the DICT Development Group
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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:
impressed
adj
  1. deeply or markedly affected or influenced
From Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913) [web1913]:
   Impress \Im*press"\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Impressed}; p. pr. &
      vb. n. {Impressing}.] [L. impressus, p. p. of imprimere to
      impress; pref. im- in, on + premere to press. See {Press} to
      squeeze, and cf. {Imprint}.]
      1. To press, stamp, or print something in or upon; to mark by
            pressure, or as by pressure; to imprint (that which bears
            the impression).
  
                     His heart, like an agate, with your print impressed.
                                                                              --Shak.
  
      2. To produce by pressure, as a mark, stamp, image, etc.; to
            imprint (a mark or figure upon something).
  
      3. Fig.: To fix deeply in the mind; to present forcibly to
            the attention, etc.; to imprint; to inculcate.
  
                     Impress the motives of persuasion upon our own
                     hearts till we feel the force of them. --I. Watts.
  
      4. [See {Imprest}, {Impress}, n., 5.] To take by force for
            public service; as, to impress sailors or money.
  
                     The second five thousand pounds impressed for the
                     service of the sick and wounded prisoners. --Evelyn.
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