Definitions for realism

Definitions for (noun) realism

Main entry: pragmatism, realism

Definition: the attribute of accepting the facts of life and favoring practicality and literal truth

Main entry: Platonism, realism

Definition: (philosophy) the philosophical doctrine that abstract concepts exist independent of their names

Main entry: realism, naive realism

Definition: (philosophy) the philosophical doctrine that physical objects continue to exist when not perceived

Main entry: realism, naturalism

Definition: an artistic movement in 19th century France; artists and writers strove for detailed realistic and factual description

Main entry: realism, reality, realness

Definition: the state of being actual or real

Usage: the reality of his situation slowly dawned on him

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