Origin of impressionist
Related formsim·pres·sion·is·tic, adjectiveim·pres·sion·is·ti·cal·ly, adverbnon·im·pres·sion·is·tic, adjectivesem·i-im·pres·sion·is·tic, adjective
Examples from the Web for impressionistic
The entire film consists of archival materials edited together into an impressionistic portrait of Nixon and his closest aides.‘Our Nixon’ Producers Respond to Claims the Documentary Is ‘False’|Penny Lane, Brian L. Frye|August 27, 2013|DAILY BEAST
In form, the stories range from impressionistic to fairly linear.
A pack of planets transits your impressionistic sector, where transcending the material or ordinary becomes the focus.
The exercise is impressionistic and personal, one with which many readers will, doubtless, take issue.
Plastered, impressionistic and sculpturesque, there was about him a quality of the tragic, of the magnificent.Penrod and Sam|Booth Tarkington
It may almost be said that he gave it to us as an impressionistic account of his own life.Personality in Literature|Rolfe Arnold Scott-James
Both schools of painting are impressionistic; each treats of exactly what the other neglects.Modern Painting, Its Tendency and Meaning|Willard Huntington Wright
His method was impressionistic in its appreciation of physical beauty.Leigh Hunt's Relations with Byron, Shelley and Keats|Barnette Miller
A few are very irregular, and all are, of course, modelled to suit the author's impressionistic theory.Studies of Contemporary Poets|Mary C. Sturgeon