Synonyms for striking

Synonyms for (noun) striking

Synonyms: hit, hitting, striking

Definition: the act of contacting one thing with another

Usage: repeated hitting raised a large bruise; after three misses she finally got a hit

Similar words: touch, touching

Definition: the act of putting two things together with no space between them

Usage: at his touch the room filled with lights


Synonyms: impinging, striking, contact

Definition: the physical coming together of two or more things

Usage: contact with the pier scraped paint from the hull

Similar words: natural event, occurrence, occurrent, happening

Definition: an event that happens

Synonyms for (adjective) striking

Synonyms: striking, prominent, outstanding, spectacular, salient

Definition: having a quality that thrusts itself into attention

Usage: an outstanding fact of our time is that nations poisoned by anti semitism proved less fortunate in regard to their own freedom; a new theory is the most prominent feature of the book; salient traits; a spectacular rise in prices; a striking thing about Picadilly Circus is the statue of Eros in the center; a striking resemblance between parent and child

Similar words: conspicuous

Definition: obvious to the eye or mind

Usage: a tower conspicuous at a great distance; wore conspicuous neckties; made herself conspicuous by her exhibitionistic preening


Synonyms: striking, spectacular, dramatic

Definition: sensational in appearance or thrilling in effect

Usage: a dramatic sunset; a dramatic pause; a spectacular display of northern lights; it was a spectacular play; his striking good looks always created a sensation

Similar words: impressive

Definition: making a strong or vivid impression

Usage: an impressive ceremony