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impressionistic

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adjective im·pres·sion·is·tic \(ˌ)im-ˌpre-shə-ˈnis-tik\

Simple Definition of impressionistic

  • : involving general feelings or thoughts rather than specific knowledge or facts

  • : of or relating to impressionism

Full Definition of impressionistic

  1. 1 or im·pres·sion·ist play \im-ˈpre-sh(ə-)nist\ often capitalized :  of, relating to, or constituting impressionism

  2. 2 :  based on or involving impression as distinct from expertise or fact <intuitions and impressionistic anecdotal accounts — Sidney Hook>

im·pres·sion·is·ti·cal·ly play \(ˌ)im-ˌpre-shə-ˈnis-ti-k(ə-)lē\ adverb

Examples of impressionistic

  1. He wrote an impressionistic account of the battle scene.



1886

First Known Use of impressionistic

1886


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