noun Usage: often capitalized N&I Etymology: French néo-impressionisme, from né- ne- + impressionisme impressionism Date: 1892 a late 19th century French art theory and practice characterized by an attempt to make impressionism more precise in form and the use of a pointillist painting technique • neo-impressionist adjective or noun, often capitalized N&I

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