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  1. of, relating to, or characteristic of motion pictures: a filmic adaptation of a novel.
  2. containing characteristics resembling those of motion pictures.
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Origin of filmic

First recorded in 1925–30; film + -ic
Related formsfilm·i·cal·ly, adverb
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visual, pictorial, vivid, cinematic, accurate, detailed, faithful, graphic, lifelike, minute, natural, picturesque, precise, realistic, filmic

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British Dictionary definitions for filmic


  1. of or relating to films or the cinema
  2. having characteristics that are suggestive of films or the cinema
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Derived Formsfilmically, adverb
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