a. 1 Having a style marked by using many small, distinct points of color to form an image 2 (context by extension English) Having the minimalistic, analytical character associated with pointillism
adj. of or relating to pointilism [syn: pointilist]
Usage examples of "pointillistic".
Lot caught the edge of a sense of vastness, no more, before it vanished into a pointillistic cynicism shimmering in discrete specks upon the air.
Chenzeme senses, the artifact was a pointillistic image of great clarity.
Denver, Christa shifted into her most rarefied melodies: pointillistic licks that left in their wake only an aural impression of tension and of movement.