stato-, stat-, sta-, -static, -stasi, staso-, -stasis, -stasia, -stacy, -stitute, -stitution, -sist
(Latin: standing, to stay, to make firm, fixed; cause to stand, to put, to place, to put in place, to remain in place; to stand still)
Ted’s parents had a very good impression about his new girlfriend who seemed to be very friendly and courteous to them.2. A visible representation of an item or of somebody, as in a picture: The police asked the robbery victim to give his impression of the culprit so they could try to find and arrest him or her.
3. A marking which is imprinted on the outside of something: Jane thought that the impressions of the cartoons on the coffee cups at the restaurant were very amusing.
4. The formation that is made of the teeth by having them pressed into a soft material: While Nils was at his dentist, there was an impression made of his dentures in preparation for the new tooth which was missing.
5. An effect or influence that something or someone has on another person's thoughts or feelings: First impressions are important; however, they can be misleading and inadequate for knowing what is really true.
The saleswoman's pleasantness and cheerfulness always left positive and lasting impressions on her customers.
2. In position, localized.
3. In the normal place without disturbing or invading the surrounding bodily tissue.
4. Not invasive; applied especially to carcinomas which have not invaded beyond their original epithelial confines.
Literally from Latin, "in place", an expression used by scholars, who may say, for example, that an observation or experiment was performed in situ, signifying that it was made in the natural or original location of the material or process under study.
2. To say something in a way which is very forceful and that doesn't allow for any disagreement: "Henry is insisting that his son didn't mean to be impolite when he disagreed with what his aunt said about his web site."
"The couple next to Karl and Janine insisted on talking during the movie."