impressed

impressed
UK [ɪmˈprest] / US adjective
admiring someone or something very much, especially because of an unusually good achievement, quality, or skill

Dan looked impressed but slightly confused.

impressed by/with:

I was very impressed by the efficiency of the staff.

suitably impressed (= as impressed as you should be):

She looked suitably impressed when I told her about my new job.


English dictionary. 2014.

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