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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • adjective Of, relating to, or practicing impressionism.
  • adjective Of, relating to, or predicated on impression as opposed to reason or fact.
  • adjective Impressionable.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Of or pertaining to the impressionists; characterized by impressionism.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • adjective Pertaining to or characterized by impressionism.
  • adjective Based on impression rather than reason or fact; based on trying to impress somebody rather than trying for accuracy.
  • adjective Impressible.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adjective of or relating to or based on an impression rather than on facts or reasoning
  • adjective relating to or characteristic of Impressionism


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  • I have no knowledge of Marx, and have been criticized by Marxist historians for having a historical approach that they have described as impressionistic and unsystematic.

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  • Her style could be called impressionistic, but she has a different label.


  • Her style could be called impressionistic, but she has a different label.



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