impressionistic


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im·pres·sion·is·tic

 (ĭm-prĕsh′ə-nĭs′tĭk)
adj.
1. Of, relating to, or practicing impressionism.
2. Of, relating to, or predicated on impression as opposed to reason or fact: impressionistic memories of early childhood.
3. Impressionable.

im·pres′sion·is′ti·cal·ly adv.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.impressionistic - of or relating to or based on an impression rather than on facts or reasoning; "a surprisingly impressionistic review bearing marks of hasty composition"; "she had impressionistic memories of her childhood"
2.impressionistic - relating to or characteristic of Impressionism; "impressionist music"

impressionistic

adjective
Tending to bring a memory, mood, or image, for example, subtly or indirectly to mind:
Translations

impressionistic

[ɪmˌpreʃəˈnɪstɪk] ADJimpresionista

impressionistic

[ɪmˌprɛʃəˈnɪstɪk] adjimpressionniste

impressionistic

adjimpressionistisch; (fig) story, account alsoin groben Zügen (geschildert)

impressionistic

[ɪmˌprɛʃəˈnɪstɪk] adj (account, story) → approssimativo/a (Art) → impressionista, impressionistico/a
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Therefore the sailor will never say, "cast anchor," and the ship-master aft will hail his chief mate on the forecastle in impressionistic phrase: "How does the cable grow?
Through this the picture gave one the suggestion of a colossal impressionistic canvas in greens and browns and scarlets and yellows surrounding the deep blue of the inland sea--just blobs of color taking form through the tumbling mist.
The relationships it highlights are far more impressionistic.
Further, the impressionistic lyrics for tunes like the propulsive "First Wave Intact" and infectious "Light's On" are inspired more by abstract concepts than strict narratives.
An educated Spaniard, like an educated Finn, instantly recognizes meaning and importance in a village scene as painted by Brueghel or an impressionistic landscape by Turner.
The rich detail and wide range of references he provides make these discussions very worthwhile and suggestive but in the final analysis impressionistic rather than decisive.
Largely observational and with no narration, it's an impressionistic and elegiac journey to and through a Canada of small towns and in--between spaces where the accelerations of modernity seem far away indeed.
In this exhibition, there are several impressionistic paintings of the River Avon at Stratford which show his skill superbly - with wonderful colours and reflections in the water.
Lydia Cassatt, a sister seven years older than Mary (called May in the story), models for five of Mary's early Impressionistic paintings (done in the late 1870s-1880s).
On The Rising he confronts the terror attacks in an impressionistic rather than literal sense.
Next, take a look at THIS impressionistic painting of a man in the shower.
There are some abrupt shifts from one idea to the next, and it is often difficult to follow what feel like impressionistic associations between the points Lively is trying to make.