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from The Century Dictionary.

  • In zoology and botany: Lower than the general surface, and appearing as if stamped into it: as, an impressed line or dot.
  • Having one or more impressions.
  • In electricity, supplied to a circuit by some outside source: for example, the impressed electromotive force of a circuit is the electromotive force supplied to it by a generator.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adjective having the conscious mind deeply or markedly affected or influenced; -- usually used with by or with.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • adjective strongly affected, especially favourably
  • adjective stamped, under pressure
  • adjective compelled to serve in a military force
  • adjective confiscated by force or authority
  • verb Simple past tense and past participle of impress.

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

  • adjective deeply or markedly affected or influenced

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