A sense of realism has eclipsed the anger that erupted in the streets of Mumbai after the 2008 attacks.
The tone veered wildly between camp, melodrama, realism, and messy amalgamations of the three.
That dose of realism adds a fresh, contemporary edge to the story.
Out in the crowded hallway, broadcasting on the online Tea Party News Network, founder Scottie Hughes injected a note of realism.
If Ron represents a strain of realism, Leslie represents the unfettered bounds of pure optimism.
Primarily a pictorial record, more on the side of action than of realism, except for post-trailing period.
The whole beautifully arranged and with due regard for realism.
The virtue of idealism is as necessary as the virtue of realism; and every great writer shows his greatness by combining the two.
What is called "realism" is one order of truth, one way of seeing.
I have implied a distinction between decoration and realism that I have not clearly defined.
1794, from real (adj.) + -ism; after French réalisme or German Realismus; from Late Latin realis "real." Opposed to idealism in philosophy, art, etc. In reference to scholastic doctrine of Thomas Aquinas (opposed to nominalism) it is recorded from 1826. Meaning "close resemblance to the scene" (in art, literature, etc., often with reference to unpleasant details) is attested from 1856.
An approach to philosophy that regards external objects as the most fundamentally real things, with perceptions or ideas as secondary. Realism is thus opposed to idealism. Materialism and naturalism are forms of realism. The term realism is also used to describe a movement in literature that attempts to portray life as it is.