noun, often capitalized N&I
neo-im·pres·sion·ism | \ˌnē-ō-im-ˈpre-shə-ˌni-zəm \

Definition of neo-impressionism 

: a late 19th century French art theory and practice characterized by an attempt to make impressionism more precise in form and the use of a pointillistic painting technique

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neo-impressionist \ˌnē-ō-im-ˈpre-sh(ə-)nist \ adjective or noun often capitalized N&I

First Known Use of neo-impressionism

1892, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for neo-impressionism

borrowed from French néo-impressionisme, from néo- neo- + impressionisme impressionism

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