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Visionary vs. Realist

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  • Visionary (adjective)

    having vision or foresight

  • Visionary (adjective)

    imaginary or illusory

  • Visionary (adjective)

    prophetic or revelatory

  • Visionary (adjective)

    idealistic or utopian

    "a visionary scheme or project"

  • Visionary (noun)

    someone who has visions; a seer

  • Visionary (noun)

    an impractical dreamer

  • Visionary (noun)

    someone who has positive ideas about the future

  • Realist (noun)

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

  • Realist (noun)

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

  • Realist (noun)

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

Wiktionary
  • Visionary (adjective)

    Of or pertaining to a visions or visions; characterized by, appropriate to, or favorable for, visions.

  • Visionary (adjective)

    Affected by phantoms; disposed to receive impressions on the imagination; given to reverie; apt to receive, and act upon, fancies as if they were realities.

  • Visionary (adjective)

    Existing in imagination only; not real; fanciful; imaginary; having no solid foundation; as, visionary prospect; a visionary scheme or project.

  • Visionary (noun)

    One whose imagination is disturbed; one who sees visions or phantoms.

  • Visionary (noun)

    One whose imagination overpowers his reason and controls his judgment; an unpractical schemer; one who builds castles in the air; a daydreamer.

  • Realist (noun)

    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.

  • Realist (noun)

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

  • Realist (noun)

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

Webster Dictionary
  • Visionary (noun)

    a person given to fanciful speculations and enthusiasms with little regard for what is actually possible

  • Visionary (noun)

    a person with unusual powers of foresight

  • Visionary (adjective)

    not practical or realizable; speculative;

    "airy theories about socioeconomic improvement"

    "visionary schemes for getting rich"

  • Realist (noun)

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

  • Realist (noun)

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

  • Realist (noun)

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

Princeton's WordNet

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