Definition of impressionistic
impressionisticallyplay \(ˌ)im-ˌpre-shə-ˈni-sti-k(ə-)lē\ adverb
Examples of impressionistic in a Sentence
He wrote an impressionistic account of the battle scene.
Recent Examples of impressionistic from the Web
The rich, impressionistic style is seen in this year's Jazzfest poster and in work displayed throughout his three galleries -- in Boston, in Cluny, France, and in the French Quarter.
Director Marie Noelle brings a dreamy, impressionistic style to this drama, focusing on Curie’s romantic life and struggles as a woman, rather than dwelling on her scientific advancements.
With every sweep of his deft hands, impressionistic creations rise from such basic natural mediums as redwood, cedar and madrone trees or shale, basalt and even the simplest river rock.
Its effect is more impressionistic than conventionally dramatic.
And along with all these musicians, Craig has put together these strange orchestral reworkings of his own classic tracks, combining electronics with strings and woodwinds and impressionistic piano runs.
Long gone is the impressionistic close-up of a sweaty mixed salad.
In this new video from Numberphile, mathematician Alex Bellos explains a drawing by fellow mathematician Edmund Harris that gives the Collatz Conjecture a more impressionistic nature.
At the end of its nearly 2 and a half hours, the new script now on stage at the History Theatre has touched on those themes and more in an impressionistic and ethereal fashion.
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IMPRESSIONISTIC Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of impressionistic for English Language Learners
: involving general feelings or thoughts rather than specific knowledge or facts
: of or relating to impressionism
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