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impressionistic

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishimpressionisticim‧pres‧sion‧is‧tic /ɪmˌpreʃəˈnɪstɪk◂/ adjective 🔊 🔊 EXACTbased on a general feeling of what something is like, rather than on specific facts or details 🔊 The officers seemed to make only an impressionistic assessment.impressionistically /-kli/ adverb
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impressionisticAlbeit less impressionistic and insightful, Kemp's analysis is of broader scope and greater clarity than de Santillana's.However, these studies are criticized by many analysts as impressionistic and loaded with gross generalizations that greatly oversimplify political reality.What is now beyond dispute is that the impressionistic evidence is well-founded.So let me begin by making some impressionistic guesses about the views women do in fact currently hold on morality.It is, therefore, impressionistic in intent.The show is an impressionistic look at the sights and sounds of America.Hence, the differences are often subtle and impressionistic rather than obvious.Although sympathetic to this heresy I found myself intoxicated but also somewhat inhibited by de Santillana's impressionistic style.
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