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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.
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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Peer group conduct may be an adequate path to raising the strikingness of green standards.
They are paintings of considerable delicacy and strikingness, and yet there is inevitably something rather precious about these depopulated scenes, when placed next to Picasso.
On psychological examination, he had mild untidiness in the external appearance, dynamism, increase in speech, strikingness, labile mood, euphoric affection, increase in thought production, grandiose delusions, decrease in sleep (2 hours a day) and increase in libido and in his insight, he denied that he had any behavioral change.