Definitions

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  • n. The state or condition of being striking.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. Striking character or quality.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. the state of being salient
  • n. the quality of standing out strongly and distinctly

Etymologies

striking +‎ -ness (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • Sometimes cupcakes' looks can indeed be deceiving, which is ironic because I think more than anything it's cupcakes' visual strikingness that has driven their massive popularity there are of course many other factors, but that one imo reigns supreme.

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  • The simplicity of the gown set off the strikingness of her flowing hair.

    Dance Of Desire

  • How striking, from its artful suppression of strikingness, is the first following, and what a wide, easy sweep of well-bred satire it contains!

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  • Between them they manufactured tickets by the dozen and by the score -- tickets which, while possessing nearly all the smartness and finish of Mr. Chawner's tickets, were much superior to these in originality and strikingness.

    The Old Wives' Tale

  • And in proportion as the interest of such works depends on novelty, or stress of manner, or any strikingness of effect, as if they were ambitious to make themselves felt, and apprehensive of not being prized at their worth; in the same proportion their tenure of interest is naturally short, because they leave the real springs of thought untouched.

    Shakespeare His Life Art And Characters

  • I think she enjoyed writing that article ... the Hawaiian shirt is a marvellous example of fashion conciseness, because that single garment achieves in one go the brightness and strikingness that the gaudy tie and stripey top can only manage in partnership.

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  • With it having a alternative patronage shelling exclusive it is healthy to manage with ascension extreme powers that ambulatory devices obligation these life and yet, meet in a diminutive sufficiency strikingness to attain it actually disposable in a ambulatory device.

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  • All the aggregation acquirable regarding your assign story aforementioned your address, dealings strikingness and some polity offenses are traded in the assign report.

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  • The itemize crapper also depart with the strikingness and also the responsibility of the distance for the mortal who borrows the loan.

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