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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - A school of late 19th century French painters who pictured appearances by strokes of unmixed colors to give the hint of reflected light.

Usage examples (38)
  • There was also a large light green summer landscape – an experiment in impressionism – but thin and plain as far as colouring went.
  • - impressionism; impressionism is to painting what friggin 'Yanni is to classical music.
  • This is what has come to be known as impressionism, i.e., a painterly illusion - ism that turns up in very different forms and in very different degrees.
  • That is really what is meant by "impressionism" in poetry carried to its highest excellence. for more
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