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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Are the descriptions concrete and accurate, or on the other hand purposely general (impressionistic) or carelessly superficial?
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Its focus lies on French impressionistic and post-impressionistic paintings.
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The Jewish singer-songwriter released her second studio album, Next Thing, in April to wide critical acclaim, with Pitchfork touting "her ability to transform minute-long songs into experiences that resemble hours of intimate impressionistic conversation."
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For information about the impressionistic photographic work of John Galbo and to explore his images visit www.impressionistic.com.
The exhibition, which runs until March 2, is headlined by Mike Jones who paints vibrant, impressionistic landscapes.