Definition of neo-impressionism in English:

neo-impressionism

(also neo-Impressionism)

noun

  • A late 19th-century movement in French painting that sought to improve on impressionism through a systematic approach to form and color, particularly using pointillist technique. The movement's leading figures included Georges Seurat, Paul Signac, and Camille Pissarro.

    • ‘On both grounds, neo-Impressionism claimed greater objectivity, thus challenging the individualist basis of Impressionist naturalism in favor of a shared and more permanent, hence more classical, vision.’

Pronunciation:

neo-impressionism

/ˌnēōimˈpreSHəˌnizəm/