how to pronounce impressed


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impressed is pronounced in two syllables

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An example use of impressed in a speech by a native speaker of american english:

“… but i'm just so impressed and our staff …”

meanings of impressed


  1. Compelled to serve in a military force.
  2. Confiscated by force or authority.
  3. Strongly affected, especially favourably.
  4. Stamped, under pressure.


  1. Simple past tense and past participle of impress.

impressed frequency in english - B2 level of CEFR

the word impressed occurs in english on average 29.7 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for B2 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

topics impressed can be related to

it is hard to perfectly classify words into specific topics since each word can have many context of its use, but our machine-learning models believe that impressed can be often used in the following areas:

1) communication, information, and media;

2) people, society, and culture;

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