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realism

re·al·ism

realism

 
pronunciation:
ri lihz m
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: an interest in or concern for what is real and true rather than abstract or theoretical.
definition 2: a tendency to see or present things as they actually are.
antonyms:
escapism
definition 3: a movement in the fine arts and literature that is concerned with representing things as they actually are or as they are normally seen. (Cf. idealism.)
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