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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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adj. - Relating to or characteristic of a school of late 19th century French painters who pictured appearances by strokes of unmixed colors to recreate the effect of reflected light.

Usage examples (36)
  • A surprisingly impressionistic review bearing marks of hasty composition
  • Her style could be called impressionistic, but she has a different label.
  • The ink outlines may be crudely etched, the style described as impressionistic, at best.
  • On the radio, he presents his ¬≠observations about the marsh in short, impressionistic essays. for more
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