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 for strikingness
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Striking \Strik"ing\, a.
     Affecting with strong emotions; surprising; forcible;
     impressive; very noticeable; as, a striking representation or
     image; a striking resemblance. "A striking fact." --De
     Quincey. -- Strik"ing*ly, adv. -- Strik"ing*ness, n.
     [1913 Webster]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  strikingness
      n 1: the state of being salient [syn: salience, saliency,
           strikingness]
      2: the quality of standing out strongly and distinctly [syn:
         boldness, strikingness]

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