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realism (s) (noun), realisms (pl)
1. A practical understanding and acceptance of what is actual and possible in a particular situation, rather than being idealized or presenting romantic views: Isabel has a sense of realism about what can be done to improve the profits for her company.
2. The theory that there is an objectively existing world, which is not dependent just on the views some have visualized in their minds, where people are able to understand aspects of that environment through their perceptions: The realism that some individuals have is unrealistic and so there are those who seem to live in a dream world and they are not able to achieve practical objectives or desires.
5. Etymology: from Latin realis, "actual"; from res, "matter" or "thing."
A representation of things as they really are.
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