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Realist vs. Realest

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Realistnoun

(philosophy) An advocate of realism; one who believes that matter, objects etc. have real existence beyond our perception of them.

Realistnoun

One who believes in seeing things the way they really are, as opposed to how they would like them to be.

Realistnoun

An adherent of the realism movement; an artist who seeks to portray real everyday life accurately.

Realistnoun

One who believes in realism; esp., one who maintains that generals, or the terms used to denote the genera and species of things, represent real existences, and are not mere names, as maintained by the nominalists.

Realistnoun

An artist or writer who aims at realism in his work. See Realism, 2.

Realistnoun

a person who avoids unrealistic or impractical beliefs or efforts. Contrasted to idealist or visionary.

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Realistnoun

a philosopher who believes that universals are real and exist independently of anyone thinking of them

Realistnoun

a person who accepts the world as it literally is and deals with it accordingly

Realistnoun

a painter who represents the world realistically and not in an idealized or romantic style

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