pointillistic
also pointillist adjective Date: 1922 1. composed of many discrete details or parts 2. of, relating to, or characteristic of pointillism or pointillists

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  • pointillistic — /pwan tl is tik, tee is , poyn tl is /, adj. 1. pertaining to or characteristic of pointillism or pointillists. 2. made up of or using minute details; particularized; itemized: a pointillistic style of acting. [1920 25; < F pointilliste (see… …   Universalium

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  • pointillistic — pɔɪntɪ lɪstɪk , pwæn adj. of or pertaining to pointillism; characteristic of pointillism; composed of many small parts or details …   English contemporary dictionary

  • pointillistic — poin·til·lis·tic …   English syllables

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  • pointillist — I noun a painter who uses the technique of pointillism • Derivationally related forms: ↑pointillism • Hypernyms: ↑painter II adjective of or relating to pointillism • Syn: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • pointillist — I. noun see pointillism II. adjective see pointillistic …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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