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pointillistic

[ pwan-tl-is-tik, -tee-is-, poin-tl-is- ]

adjective

  1. pertaining to or characteristic of pointillism or pointillists.
  2. made up of or using minute details; particularized; itemized:

    a pointillistic style of acting.



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Word History and Origins

Origin of pointillistic1

1920–25; < French pointilliste ( pointillism, -ist ) + -ic

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