imposant

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Catalan[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From imposar.

Adjective[edit]

imposant (masculine and feminine plural imposants)

  1. impressive, imposing
    Synonym: imponent

Verb[edit]

imposant

  1. present participle of imposar

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Danish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From French imposant (imposing), from imposer (impose).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /emposant/, [empʰoˈsanˀd̥]

Adjective[edit]

imposant

  1. imposing
  2. (adverbial) imposingly

Inflection[edit]

Inflection of imposant
Positive Comparative Superlative
Common singular imposant 2
Neuter singular imposant 2
Plural imposante 2
Definite attributive1 imposante
1) When an adjective is applied predicatively to something definite, the corresponding "indefinite" form is used.
2) The "indefinite" superlatives may not be used attributively.

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French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From imposer.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ɛ̃.po.zɑ̃/
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Adjective[edit]

imposant (feminine imposante, masculine plural imposants, feminine plural imposantes)

  1. imposing, impressive

Descendants[edit]

  • Danish: imposant
  • German: imposant

Participle[edit]

imposant

  1. present participle of imposer

Further reading[edit]


German[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from French imposant.

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

imposant (strong nominative masculine singular imposanter, comparative imposanter, superlative am imposantesten)

  1. impressive, imposing
    Synonyms: beeindruckend, eindrucksvoll, majestätisch, monumental

Declension[edit]

Further reading[edit]

  • imposant” in Duden online
  • imposant” in Digitales Wörterbuch der deutschen Sprache