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Synonyms for realist
ˈri ə lɪstre·al·ist

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. realistnoun

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

  2. realistnoun

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

  3. realistnoun

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

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  1. List of paraphrases for "realist":

    realistic, realism

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How to use realist in a sentence?

  1. Mwanandeke Kindembo:

    As a realist, I can argue that there is no fire without smoke and not the other way around.

  2. Sydney Harris:

    An idealist believes the short run doesn't count. A cynic believes the long run doesn't matter. A realist believes that what is done or left undone in the short run determines the long run.

  3. Unknown:

    If a pessimist is always right, is he a realist?

  4. Anthony Fauci:

    I consider myself more a realist than an alarmist.

  5. George W. Bush, speech, November 19, 1999:

    In the defense of our nation, a president must be a clear-eyed realist. There are limits to the smiles and scowls of diplomacy. Armies and missiles are not stopped by stiff notes of condemnation. They are held in check by strength and purpose and the promise of swift punishment.

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