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im·pres·sion·ist

 (ĭm-prĕsh′ə-nĭst)
n.
1. An artist, composer, or writer who practices or upholds the theories of impressionism.
2. An entertainer who does impressions.
adj.
Of, relating to, or practicing impressionism, especially in painting; impressionistic.

impressionist

(ɪmˈprɛʃənɪst)
n
1. (Art Movements) (usually capital) any of the French painters of the late 19th century who were exponents of impressionism
2. (Art Movements) (sometimes capital) any artist, composer, or writer who uses impressionism
3. an entertainer who impersonates famous people
adj
(Art Movements) (often capital) denoting, of, or relating to impressionism or the exponents of this style
imˌpressionˈistic adj

im•pres•sion•ist

(ɪmˈprɛʃ ə nɪst)

n.
1. a painter, composer, or writer practicing impressionism.
2. an entertainer who does impressions.
adj.
3. of or pertaining to artistic impressionism.
[1875–80; < French]
im•pres`sion•is′tic, adj.
im•pres`sion•is′ti•cal•ly, adv.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.impressionist - a painter who follows the theories of Impressionismimpressionist - a painter who follows the theories of Impressionism
painter - an artist who paints
Adj.1.impressionist - relating to or characteristic of Impressionism; "impressionist music"
Translations

impressionist

[ɪmˈpreʃənɪst]
A. ADJimpresionista
B. N
1. (Art) → impresionista mf
2. (Theat) → imitador(a) m/f

Impressionist

impressionist [ɪmˈprɛʃənɪst]
nimpressionniste mf
adj [painting] → impressionniste

impressionist

[ɪmˈprɛʃənɪst] n (= entertainer) → imitateur/trice m/f

impressionist

nImpressionist(in) m(f)

impressionist

[ɪmˈprɛʃənɪst] adj & n (Art) → impressionista (m/f); (mimic) → imitatore/trice
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To look at his pictures you would have thought that Monet, Manet, and the rest of the Impressionists had never been.
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Impressionist painting characteristics include relatively small, thin, yet visible brush strokes, open composition, emphasis on accurate depiction of light in its changing qualities (often accentuating the effects of the passage of time), ordinary subject matter, inclusion of movement as a crucial element of human perception and experience, and unusual visual angles.