Textual thesaurus for "striking"

(adj) prominent, outstanding, spectacular, salient

having a quality that thrusts itself into attention

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

(adj) spectacular, dramatic

sensational in appearance or thrilling in effect

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

(noun) hit, hitting

the act of contacting one thing with another

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

(noun) impinging, contact

the physical coming together of two or more things

contact with the pier scraped paint from the hull