[ ree-uh-list ]
/ ˈri ə lɪst /
of or relating to realism or to a person who embodies its principles or practices: the realist approach to social ills; realist paintings.
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OTHER WORDS FROM realist
an·ti·re·al·ist, noun, adjectivehy·per·re·al·ist, nounnon·re·al·ist, nounpro·re·al·ist, adjective, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for antirealist
/ (ˈrɪəlɪst) /
a person who is aware of and accepts the physical universe, events, etc, as they are; pragmatist
an artist or writer who seeks to represent the familiar or typical in real life rather than an idealized, formalized, or romantic interpretation
philosophy a person who accepts realism
(modifier) of, relating to, or characteristic of realism or realists in the arts, philosophy, etca realist school
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