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Arresting the attention and producing a vivid impression on the sight or the mind. See Synonyms at noticeable.

strik′ing·ly adv.
strik′ing·ness n.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.strikingness - the state of being salient
prominence - the state of being prominent: widely known or eminent
conspicuousness - the state of being conspicuous
visibility, profile - degree of exposure to public notice; "that candidate does not have sufficient visibility to win an election"
2.strikingness - the quality of standing out strongly and distinctly
conspicuousness - high visibility
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