- of that which makes a strong impression
- He looked quite striking in his new suit and tie.
- Present participle of strike.
Adverbs for Striking
conspicuously; impressively; significantly; unusually; ominously; brilliantly; gorgeously; blatantly; garishly; gaudily; unbecomingly; inelegantly; magnificently; gloriously; beautifully; satisfactorily; artistically; luminously; overwhelmingly; delicately; daringly; boldly.
abbreviation, abridgment, acid, agitating, amazing, appalling, armipotent, arrant, arresting, astonishing, astounding, authoritative, awe-inspiring, awesome, beguiling, bewildering, biting, blatant, blue-penciling, bold, bowdlerization, breathtaking, cancellation, celebrated, censoring, censorship, charged, cliff-hanging, cogent, coinage, coining, compelling, conspicuous, corrosive, counterfeiting, cutting, deletion, disquieting, distinguished, distracting, disturbing, driving, dynamic, editing, effective, egregious, electric, eminent, energetic, enigmatic, erasure, esteemed, estimable, exceptional, exciting, exhilarating, expurgation, extraordinary, fabulous, fantastic, fascinating, flagrant, forceful, forcible, forgery, formidable, galvanic, glaring, great, gutsy, hanging out, heady, heart-expanding, heart-stirring, heart-swelling, heart-thrilling, high-potency, high-powered, high-pressure, high-tension, imperative, imposing, impressive, in force, in power, in relief, in the foreground, incisive, incomprehensible, inconceivable, incredible, inflammatory, intoxicating, irresistible, jarring, jolting, maddening, magnificent, marked, marvelous, memorable, mighty, mighty in battle, mind-blowing, mintage, miraculous, mordant, moving, nervous, noble, notable, noteworthy, noticeable, notorious, obtrusive, of mark, omission, operative, ostensible, outlandish, outstanding, overcoming, overmastering, overpowering, overwhelming, passing strange, penetrating, perturbing, phenomenal, piercing, piquant, poignant, potent, powerful, prepotent, prestigious, prodigious, prominent, pronounced, provocative, provoking, puissant, punchy, puzzling, rare, ravishing, remarkable, rememberable, reputable, ripping, ruling, salient, sensational, showy, signal, sinewed, sinewy, slashing, smashing, soul-stirring, special, spirit-stirring, splendid, stamping, staring, stark-staring, sticking out, stimulating, stimulative, stirring, strange, strong, stunning, stupendous, superb, superior, suspenseful, suspensive, tantalizing, telling, thrilling, thrilly, top-hole, topping, trenchant, troubling, uncommon, unforgettable, unheard-of, unimaginable, unique, unprecedented, unsettling, unusual, upsetting, valid, vigorous, vital, wonderful, wondrous