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impressionist

[ im-presh-uh-nist ]SEE DEFINITION OF impressionist
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Synonyms for impressionist

  • mime
  • actor
  • caricaturist
  • comedian
  • copycat
  • imitator
  • impersonator
  • mummer
  • parodist
  • parrot
  • performer
  • playactor
  • player
  • thespian
  • trouper
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Antonyms for impressionist

  • fan
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Thus wrote some enthusiastic critics of the impressionist school.

For the others, Ludlow was at that day too fanatical an impressionist to care.

“It is a new style of the impressionist which I began this morning,” soberly.

In truth, Mark Twain was an impressionist, rather than an imaginative artist.

There was no mistaking Léontine's description, which was impressionist to a degree.

And I said he was an impressionist and a realist rolled into one.

Pelle, on the other hand, was an impressionist and look no notice of details.

Moreover, the Sergeant happens to be an impressionist of the convincing sort.

The duke was not an impressionist, his description lacked colour.

This room has ever since been filled with pictures of the impressionist school.

WORD ORIGIN

as a style of painting aiming to represent overall impressions rather than exact details, first attested in English 1876 (adjective and noun), coined in French 1874 by French critic Louis Leroy ("école impressionniste") in a disparaging reference to Monet's sunset painting "Impression, Soleil Levant." Later extended to other arts.

MORE RELATED WORDS FOR IMPRESSIONIST

mimic

nounperson who imitates
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