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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.