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Example sentences containing 'realist'

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Is this a realist drama or not? Times, Sunday Times (2014)His films are beautifully observed, social realist snapshots of a society in flux. Times, Sunday Times (2008)These qualities don't provide the drive of realist drama. Times, Sunday Times (2007)A realist painter of great gifts. Times, Sunday Times (2013)To the pragmatist the realist is hoping for something unattainable: in this case a foundation outside our ethics for our ethics to stand on. The Times Literary Supplement (2013)He said: 'I am a realist. The Sun (2013)I am a realist artist. Times, Sunday Times (2015)

Synonyms of 'realist'

pragmatist, positivist
representational

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Translations for 'realist'

British English: realist NOUN
A realist is someone who recognizes and accepts the true nature of a situation and tries to deal with it in a practical way.
I see myself not as a cynic but as a realist.
British English: realist ADJECTIVE
A realist painter or writer is one who represents things and people in a way that is like real life.
...perhaps the foremost realist painter of our times.

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