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Princeton's WordNet

  1. impressionisticadjective

    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. impressionist, impressionisticadjective

    relating to or characteristic of Impressionism

    "impressionist music"


  1. impressionisticadjective

    Pertaining to or characterized by impressionism.

  2. impressionisticadjective

    Based on impression rather than reason or fact; based on trying to impress somebody rather than trying for accuracy.

  3. impressionisticadjective



  1. impressionistic

    Impressionistic is an adjective that refers to a style or technique in visual arts, literature, music, or other creative endeavors that seeks to capture and convey the sensory, emotional, or atmospheric impressions of a particular scene, moment, or experience, rather than providing an exact or detailed representation. This term is often associated with the late 19th-century art movement, Impressionism, that originated in France. The term can also be used more broadly to describe any vague, suggestive, or indistinct communication or perception.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Impressionisticadjective

    pertaining to, or characterized by, impressionism

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of impressionistic in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of impressionistic in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

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