Synonyms for Striking:

adj.

astonishing (adjective)
marvelous, miraculous, spectacular, extraordinary.
awesome (adjective)
beautiful, moving.
distinguished (adjective)
singular.
dramatic (adjective)
sensational.
exceptional (adjective)
fabulous, marvelous, notable, remarkable, peculiar, unprecedented, outstanding, noteworthy, phenomenal, exceptional, exotic, unusual, excellent, sensational, superior, extraordinary, fantastic, wonderful, novel, Wonderous, outlandish, miraculous.
extraordinary; beautiful (adjective)
distinguished, wonderful, unusual, eye-catching, attractive, surprising, arresting, electrifying, staggering, signal, singular, fascinating, dazzling, impressive, noticeable, astonishing, remarkable, confounding, prominent, memorable, conspicuous, salient, marked, noteworthy, stunning, startling, outstanding.
noticeable (adjective)
arresting, eye-catching.
surprising (adjective)
astonishing.

n.

eye-catching, arresting, pronounced, sticking out like a sore thumb, signal, observable, marked, noticeable, pointed, bold. arresting (noun)
stunning, marked, distinguished, electrifying, astonishing, memorable, confounding, beautiful, surprising, startling, unwonted, dazzling, singular, fascinating, staggering, attractive, noticeable.
interesting (noun)
gripping, newsworthy, alive, thought-provoking, intriguing, exciting, spellbinding, original, interesting.
striking (noun)
dramatic, hitting, conspicuous, impinging, obvious, outstanding, salient, HIT, prominent, contact, spectacular, impressive.

v.

attacking (verb)
lashing, Bombarding, Charging, fighting, scathing, scorching, Combating, Harrying, barraging, hammering, Lunging, attacking, slashing, hitting, raiding, raping, Scarifying, Storming, Flaying, Assailing, Violating, battering, Assaulting, invading, savaging, rioting, thrusting, pounding, trouncing.
motivating (verb)
hurtling, inducing, jogging, prompting, hastening, slinging, launching, Punching, pushing, firing, Fomenting, knocking, pitching, Throwing, Lobbing, moving, jostling, encouraging, energizing, Forcing, propelling, Ramming, urging, jerking, Instigating, enticing, triggering, driving, catapulting, stimulating, Shoving, Bumping, motivating, Nudging, provoking, jolting, fermenting, shooting, goading, impelling, Flinging, hurling, prodding, Magnetizing, heaving, inspiring, poking.
obliterating (verb)
editing, Canceling, Eradicating, annihilating, Erasing, obliterating, censoring, cutting, Expurgating, Deleting, Eliminating, Omitting, Annulling, expunging.
strike (verb)
HIT.

Other synonyms:

arresting, eye-catching. distinguished, marked. pronounced. observable. pointed. absorbing
interesting.
observable
noticeable.
prominent
bold, prominent.

Usage examples for striking

  1. He was striking the stones together. – The Cave Boy of the Age of Stone by Margaret A. McIntyre
  2. 2. A striking resemblance to ver. – Christology of the Old Testament: And a Commentary on the Messianic Predictions. Vol. 2 by Ernst Hengstenberg
  3. At that moment the watchman in the yard began striking two o'clock. – The Lady with the Dog and Other Stories by Anton Chekhov