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/ˈrēəˌlizəm/,
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The attitude or practice of accepting a situation as it is and being prepared to deal with it accordingly,
  1. The attitude or practice of accepting a situation as it is and being prepared to deal with it accordingly
    • - the summit was marked by a new mood of realism
  2. The view that the subject matter of politics is political power, not matters of principle
    • - political realism is the oldest approach to global politics
  3. The quality or fact of representing a person, thing, or situation accurately or in a way that is true to life
    • - the earthy realism of Raimu's characters
  4. (in art and literature) The movement or style of representing familiar things as they actually are

  5. The doctrine that universals or abstract concepts have an objective or absolute existence. The theory that universals have their own reality is sometimes called Platonic realism because it was first outlined by Plato's doctrine of “forms” or ideas

  6. The doctrine that matter as the object of perception has real existence and is neither reducible to universal mind or spirit nor dependent on a perceiving agent


  1. the attribute of accepting the facts of life and favoring practicality and literal truth
  2. reality: the state of being actual or real; "the reality of his situation slowly dawned on him"
  3. (philosophy) the philosophical doctrine that physical objects continue to exist when not perceived
  4. naturalism: an artistic movement in 19th century France; artists and writers strove for detailed realistic and factual description
  5. (realist) a philosopher who believes that universals are real and exist independently of anyone thinking of them
  6. (realist) a person who accepts the world as it literally is and deals with it accordingly
  7. #"Realist" #"Statik" #"The Unknown" #"American Dream" #"Radioactive Man" #"Scripts Electric" #"Swordsman" #"Wired Hate" #"Far Away" #"The Kidding King" #"Beyond The Unknown" #"Statik [Club Version]"
  8. Realism in the visual arts and literature refers to the general attempt to depict subjects "in accordance with secular empirical rules," as they are considered to exist in third person objective reality, without embellishment or interpretation. ...
  9. Realism in international relations theory is one of the dominant schools of thinking within the international relations discipline. Realism or political realism prioritizes national interest and security over ideology, moral concerns and social reconstructions. ...
  10. Literary realism most often refers to the trend, beginning with certain works of nineteenth-century French literature and extending to late-nineteenth- and early-twentieth-century authors in various countries, towards depictions of contemporary life and society "as they were. ...
  11. Contemporary philosophical realism is the belief that our reality is completely ontologically independent of our conceptual schemes, linguistic practices, beliefs, etc. Philosophers who profess realism also typically believe that truth consists in a belief's correspondence to reality. ...
  12. Realism is an album by The Magnetic Fields. It was officially released on January 26, 2010 by Nonesuch Records.
  13. A concern for fact or reality and rejection of the impractical and visionary; An artistic representation of reality as it is; The viewpoint that an external reality exists independent of observation; A doctrine that universals are real—they exist and are distinct from the particulars that ...
  14. (realist) An advocate of realism; one who believes that matter, objects etc. have real existence beyond our perception of them; One who believes in seeing things the way they really are, as opposed to how they would like them to be; An adherent of the realism movement; an artist who seeks to ...
  15. (realistic) Expressed or represented as being accurate; Relating to the representation of objects, actions or conditions as they actually are or were
  16. (REALIST) Generally, someone who claims that various sorts of things that are not realized completely in our (sensory) experience are real. The things in question might be, e.g.: numbers, infinite constructions, material objects, theoretical entities (atoms, the unconscious mind, etc. ...
  17. (Realist) A state where we make clear plans and put them into action. See 'Disney process'.
  18. (Realist) One of the seven attitudes. Its positive pole is perception; its negative pole is supposition. Realists view the world in terms of what is; they focus on a situation's objective facts.
  19. (Realist) The brand name of a stereo camera; more information at DrT’s Stereo Realist Page
  20. The realist position claims that there is a reality out there that can be truly known and shared. This position is certainly the one that has characterised the scientific enterprise. ...
  21. (Realistic) Often chosen by those who desire a quiet, introspective, and perhaps shy persona. This is likely due in part from observing the mannerism of the fox in its natural habitat, and observing its quiet beauty in photographs. ...
  22. (Realistic) the presentation of actions or events in a manner or with sufficient detail as to suggest a connection to actual experience
  23. a style of painting which depicts subject matter (form, color, space) as it appears in actuality or ordinary visual experience without distortion or stylization.
  24. Traditionally, Ethical realism holds that moral facts exist. The term also describes the theory that in fact it is never possible to make good choices as sin is present in all people and therefore we ultimately have to choose between the lesser of two evils.
  25. Realists favored commonplace themes to depict their subjects. Everyday locations and mundane objects were painted as they appeared without embellishment or interpretation. The introduction of photography was a large influence on this style movement that began in France in the 1850s.