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impressionistic

adjective uk   us   /ɪmˌpreʃ.ənˈɪs.tɪk/
giving a general view or idea of something instead of particular details or facts: The new play at the Youth Theatre is an impressionistic view of life in the 50s.
Translations of “impressionistic”
in Chinese (Traditional) 給人大致印象的, 不精確的…
in Chinese (Simplified) 给人大致印象的, 不精确的…
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