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impressionism

noun
     
Related topics: Music, Painting and Drawing
im‧pres‧sion‧is‧m , Impressionism [uncountable]
1AVP a style of painting used especially in France in the 19th century which uses colour instead of details of form to produce effects of light or feeling [↪ realism]
2APM a style of music from the late 19th and early 20th centuries that produces feelings and images by the quality of sounds rather than by a pattern of notes

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