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real +‎ -ism

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  • IPA(key): /ˈɹi.əlɪzm/ enPR: rēʹəlĭzm
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realism (countable and uncountable, plural realisms)

  1. A concern for fact or reality and rejection of the impractical and visionary.
    Hyponym: realpolitik
    Coordinate term: realisticness
  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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  • realism”, in 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 [], New York, N.Y.: The Century Co., 1911, →OCLC.

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Etymology edit

From German Realismus.

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

  1. realism

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Borrowed from French réalisme.

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realism n (uncountable)

  1. realism

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reell +‎ -ism

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realism c

  1. realism

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Declension of realism 
Uncountable
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Nominative realism realismen
Genitive realisms realismens

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