realist

See also: Realist and reálist

EnglishEdit

 
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EtymologyEdit

From real +‎ -ist.

PronunciationEdit

  • (UK) IPA(key): /ˈɹɪəlɪst/
  • (file)

NounEdit

realist (plural realists)

  1. (philosophy) An advocate of realism; one who believes that matter, objects etc. have real existence beyond our perception of them.
    • 1946, Bertrand Russell, History of Western Philosophy, I.19:
      Aristotle's own doctrine is far from clear. It was this lack of clarity that made possible the medieval controversy between nominalists and realists.
  2. One who believes in seeing things the way they really are, as opposed to how they would like them to be.
  3. (art, literature) An adherent of the realism movement; an artist who seeks to portray real everyday life accurately.

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DanishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From French réaliste (realist)

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /realist/, [ʁɛaˈlisd̥]

NounEdit

realist c (singular definite realisten, plural indefinite realister)

  1. realist

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DutchEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from French réaliste. Equivalent to reëel +‎ -ist.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˌreː.aːˈlɪst/
  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: re‧a‧list
  • Rhymes: -ɪst

NounEdit

realist m (plural realisten, diminutive realistje n)

  1. realist (someone with concern for fact and reality)
  2. (art) realist (artist who seeks to faithfully represent reality)
  3. (philosophy) realist (one who thinks that universals are real)
    Synonym: aristotelist
  4. (sciences, philosophy) realist (one of the view that an external reality exists independent of observation)
  5. (geopolitics) realist (advocate of the doctrine in international relations that prioritises the pursuit of power over the implementation of ideals)
    Synonym: realpolitiker

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  • Afrikaans: realis
  • Indonesian: realis

RomanianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From French réaliste.

AdjectiveEdit

realist m or n (feminine singular realistă, masculine plural realiști, feminine and neuter plural realiste)

  1. realistic

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NounEdit

realist m (Cyrillic spelling реалист)

  1. realist

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realist c

  1. a realist; a realistic person; a follower of realism

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Declension of realist 
Singular Plural
Indefinite Definite Indefinite Definite
Nominative realist realisten realister realisterna
Genitive realists realistens realisters realisternas

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