realism

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EtymologyEdit

real +‎ -ism

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NounEdit

realism (countable and uncountable, plural realisms)

  1. A concern for fact or reality and rejection of the impractical and visionary.
  2. An artistic representation of reality as it is.
  3. (sciences) The viewpoint that an external reality exists independent of observation.
  4. (philosophy) A doctrine that universals are real—they exist and are distinct from the particulars that instantiate them.

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ReferencesEdit

  • realism at OneLook Dictionary Search
  • realism in Keywords for Today: A 21st Century Vocabulary, edited by The Keywords Project, Colin MacCabe, Holly Yanacek, 2018.
  • "realism" in Raymond Williams, Keywords (revised), 1983, Fontana Press, page 257.
  • realism in The Century Dictionary, The Century Co., New York, 1911.

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EstonianEdit

NounEdit

realism (genitive [please provide], partitive [please provide])

  1. realism

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RomanianEdit

NounEdit

realism n (uncountable)

  1. realism

SwedishEdit

EtymologyEdit

reell +‎ -ism

NounEdit

realism c

  1. realism

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Declension of realism 
Uncountable
Indefinite Definite
Nominative realism realismen
Genitive realisms realismens

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