HyperDic: impressionistic

English > 2 senses of the word impressionistic:
ADJECTIVEpertimpressionisticof or relating to or based on an impression rather than on facts or reasoning
pertimpressionistic, impressionistrelating to or characteristic of Impressionism
impressionistic > pronunciation
Soundsihmpreh.shahnih'stihk
Rhymesacademic ... Zurich: 733 rhymes with ihk...
English > impressionistic: 2 senses > adjective 1, pert
MeaningOf or relating to or based on an impression rather than on facts or reasoning.
Examples
  • "a surprisingly impressionistic review bearing marks of hasty composition"
  • "she had impressionistic memories of her childhood"
Nounsimpressionan impressionistic portrayal of a person
impressionan outward appearance
impressiona vague idea in which some confidence is placed
English > impressionistic: 2 senses > adjective 2, pert
Meaningrelating to or characteristic of Impressionism.
Synonymimpressionist
Spanishimpresionista
Catalanimpressionista
NounsImpressionisma school of late 19th century French painters who pictured appearances by strokes of unmixed colors to give the impression of reflected light
impressionan impressionistic portrayal of a person

©2001-18 · HyperDic hyper-dictionary · Contact

English | Spanish | Catalan
Privacy | Robots

Valid XHTML 1.0 Strict