HyperDic: realist

English > 3 senses of the word realist:
NOUNperson realista philosopher who believes that universals are real and exist independently of anyone thinking of them
person realista person who accepts the world as it literally is and deals with it accordingly
person realista painter who represents the world realistically and not in an idealized or romantic style
realist > pronunciation
Soundsriy'lihst
Rhymesabortionist ... Zionist: 245 rhymes with ihst...
English > realist: 3 senses > noun 1, person
MeaningA philosopher who believes that universals are real and exist independently of anyone thinking of them.
NarrowerpragmatistAn adherent of philosophical pragmatism
BroaderphilosopherA specialist in philosophy
Spanishrealista
Catalanrealista
Adjectivesrealisticof or relating to the philosophical doctrine of realism / realism
Nounsrealism(philosophy) the philosophical doctrine that abstract concepts exist independent of their names
realismthe state of being actual or real
English > realist: 3 senses > noun 2, person
MeaningA person who accepts the world as it literally is and deals with it accordingly.
NarrowerpragmatistA person who takes a practical approach to problems and is concerned primarily with the success or failure of her actions
Broaderperson, individual, someone, somebody, mortal, soulA human being
Adjectivesrealisticaware or expressing awareness of things as they really are
Nounsrealismthe attribute of accepting the facts of life and favoring / favoring practicality and literal truth
realismthe state of being actual or real
English > realist: 3 senses > noun 3, person
MeaningA painter who represents the world realistically and not in an idealized or romantic style.
BroaderpainterAn artist who paints / paints
Spanishrealista
Catalanrealista
Adjectivesrealisticrepresenting what is real
Nounsrealismthe attribute of accepting the facts of life and favoring / favoring practicality and literal truth
realisman artistic movement in 19th century France
realismthe state of being actual or real

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