Definition of Imagistic

1. Adjective. (arts) Of or pertaining to imagism ¹



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Definition of Imagistic

1. [adj]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Imagistic

imagines
imaging
imaging agents
imaging department
imagings
imagining
imaginings
imaginist
imaginists
imaginitis
imaginous
imagins
imagism
imagisms
imagist
imagistic (current term)
imagistically
imagists
imagoes
imagos
imam
imam bayildi
imamate
imamates
imams
iman
imandrite
imans
imaret

Literary usage of Imagistic

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Computer Science Research Activities in Asia: AI and Expert Systems by David K. Kahaner (1994)
"(imagistic reasoning is sometimes called visual reasoning.) The goal is to study how and in what situations these imagistic chunks should be acquired and ..."

2. The Cambridge History of American Literature by William Peterfield Trent (1921)
"... is imagistic, we mean that each one of them states a thing apprehended through the external sense; something seen, heard, or done, enclosing a spiritual ..."

3. Preventing Tobacco Use Among Young People: A Report of the Surgeon General by M. Joycelyn Elders (1997)
"Older adolescents are moreover capable of interpreting the advertisements in imagistic terms related to attractive features of adult life. ..."

4. The Kinds of Poetry: And Other Essays by John Erskine (1920)
"... owe perhaps as much to the verse of contemporary France as some imagistic prophets, Miss Lowell for example, think they owe, or think they should owe. ..."

5. American Poetry by Percy Holmes Boynton, Frank Martindale Webster, George Wiley Sherburn, Howard Mumford Jones (1918)
"In "Keaa" he uses blank verse in a series of little imagistic passages that are striking, unconventional, and rich in poetic suggestiveness. ..."

6. American Poetry by Percy Holmes Boynton, Howard Mumford Jones, George Wiley Sherburn, Frank Martindale Webster (1918)
"In "Keaa" he uses blank verse in a series of little imagistic passages that are striking, unconventional, and rich in poetic suggestiveness. ..."

7. Horizons: A Book of Criticism by Francis Hackett (1918)
"But the more arresting aspect of Mr. Sandburg's achievement is, for myself, the so-called imagistic aspect; the aspect, that is to say, ..."

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