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Synonyms for realism
ˈri əˌlɪz əmre·al·ism

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  1. realismnoun


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  1. realism, pragmatismnoun

    the attribute of accepting the facts of life and favoring practicality and literal truth

    naive realism, naturalism, realness, pragmatism, reality

  2. reality, realness, realismnoun

    the state of being actual or real

    "the reality of his situation slowly dawned on him"

    naive realism, world, naturalism, realness, pragmatism, reality

  3. realism, naive realismnoun

    (philosophy) the philosophical doctrine that physical objects continue to exist when not perceived

    naive realism, naturalism, realness, pragmatism, reality

  4. naturalism, realismnoun

    an artistic movement in 19th century France; artists and writers strove for detailed realistic and factual description

    realness, naive realism, naturalism, pragmatism, reality

  5. Platonism, realismnoun

    (philosophy) the philosophical doctrine that abstract concepts exist independent of their names

    realness, naive realism, naturalism, pragmatism, reality

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  1. List of paraphrases for "realism":

    lifelike, pragmatism, reality, realistic, realist

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  1. Rafael Cestero:

    There has to be some realism in what we expect a government agency to actually do.

  2. Henk De Hoop:

    Retrenchments are very sensitive from the government perspective. You don't want to rock the boat by letting so many people lose their jobs before an important election, but behind the scenes, realism is expected to set in because you equally don't want to scare away investors.

  3. Russian President Vladimir Putin:

    There is no room for accommodating an apocalyptic cult like ISIL and the United States makes no apology for using our military as part of a broad coalition to go after it, realism dictates that compromise will be required to end the fighting and ultimately stamp out ISIL.

  4. Gerald Ford:

    We have come tardily to the tremendous task of cleaning up our environment. We should have moved with similar zeal at least a decade ago. But no purpose is served by post-mortems. With visionary zeal but the greatest realism, we must now address ourselves to the vast problems that confront us.

  5. Maya MacGuineas:

    The only thing I would say that people should not consider is the rigid belief that you can do this without touching taxes or without fixing our biggest programs, like Social Security, Medicare, because that's just a sign of a lack of realism.

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