Having or showing a sensible and practical idea of what can be achieved or expected,
Having or showing a sensible and practical idea of what can be achieved or expected
jobs are scarce at the moment, so you've got to be realistic
a more realistic figure was 20 percent
Representing familiar things in a way that is accurate or true to life
a realistic human drama
aware or expressing awareness of things as they really are; "a realistic description"; "a realistic view of the possibilities"; "a realistic appraisal of our chances"; "the actors tried to create a realistic portrayal of the Africans"
of or relating to the philosophical doctrine of realism; "a realistic system of thought"
(realism) the attribute of accepting the facts of life and favoring practicality and literal truth
(realism) reality: the state of being actual or real; "the reality of his situation slowly dawned on him"
(realism) naturalism: an artistic movement in 19th century France; artists and writers strove for detailed realistic and factual description
(realist) a philosopher who believes that universals are real and exist independently of anyone thinking of them
Realistic is the debut album of the band Ivy.
Realistic was a brand produced by Radio-Shack, a division of Tandy Corporation, to market audio electronics for home use. The brand name is no longer in use by RadioShack and was largely discontinued by the early 1990's. ...
(Realism (arts)) Realism in the visual arts and literature refers to the general attempt to depict subjects "in accordance with secular empirical rules," as they are considered to exist in third person objective reality, without embellishment or interpretation. ...
(Realism (dramatic arts)) Realism was a general movement in 19th-century theatre that developed a set of dramatic and theatrical conventions with the aim of bringing a greater fidelity to real life to texts and performances.
(Realism (international relations)) Realism in international relations theory is one of the dominant schools of thinking within the international relations discipline. ...
Expressed or represented as being accurate; Relating to the representation of objects, actions or conditions as they actually are or were
(realism) A concern for fact or reality and rejection of the impractical and visionary; An artistic representation of reality as it is; The viewpoint that an external reality exists independent of observation; A doctrine that universals are real—they exist and are distinct from the particulars ...
(realist) An advocate of realism; one who believes that matter, objects etc. have real existence beyond our perception of them; One who believes in seeing things the way they really are, as opposed to how they would like them to be; An adherent of the realism movement; an artist who seeks to ...
(Realism) Takes subject matters of the ordinary and common world which we call “reality.” It almost always takes a non-exotic and non-extraordinary subject matter and theme. There is no need to think outside of the box, as that is not “real.”
(Realism) a style of painting which depicts subject matter (form, color, space) as it appears in actuality or ordinary visual experience without distortion or stylization.
(Realism) the art of depicting nature as it is seen by toads.
(realism) The major medieval and modern view on the problem of universals other than nominalism. Extreme realism, which is close to Plato's theory of Forms, holds that universals exist independently of both particular things and the human mind; moderate realism holds that they exist as ideas in ...
(Realism) In literature and art, the attempt to depict people and things as they really are, without idealization.
(Realism) Literature that attempts to represent life as it really is.
(realism) In a general sense, refers to objective representation. More specifically, a nineteenth century movement, especially in France, that rejected idealized academic styles in favor of everyday subjects. Daumier, Millet, and Courbet were realists.
(realism) used here to mean appearing realistic, representing how things appear to the eye, as opposed to non-representational or abstract art.
(realism) An art style popular in the mid 1800's in which artists painted ordinary objects, people and scenes as they actually were. The artists made no attempt to romanticize the figures or add drama to the settings.
(Realism) in epistemology, the doctrine that the external world exists independently of perception; in logic, the doctrine that universal or class ideas (e. g., man) have objective realities corresponding to them.