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adjective impressed pronunciation in American English /ɪmˈprest/
  1. admiring someone or something very much, especially because of an unusually good achievement, quality, or skill

    Dan looked impressed but slightly confused.

    impressed by/with:

    I was very impressed by the efficiency of the staff.

    suitably impressed (=as impressed as you should be):

    She looked suitably impressed when I told her about my new job.


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