Meaning of realist in English:

realist

Pronunciation /ˈriːəlɪst/

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noun

  • 1A person who accepts a situation as it is and is prepared to deal with it accordingly.

    • ‘I am a realist, with no time for your world of make believe’
    1. 1.1A person who believes that the subject matter of politics is political power, not matters of principle.
      • ‘the classical realist believes that the state is the most important actor in the international system’
  • 2An artist or writer whose style is characterized by the representation of people or things as they actually are.

    • ‘Dickens and other nineteenth-century realists’
  • 3Philosophy
    A person who believes in the theory of realism.

    • ‘modern philosophical realists’

adjective

  • 1Accepting a situation as it is and being prepared to deal with it accordingly.

    • ‘a realist view of the world, its problems, and its future’
    1. 1.1Relating to or denoting the view that the subject matter of politics is political power, not matters of principle.
      • ‘a political realist standpoint’
  • 2Representing a person or thing in a way that is accurate and true to life.

    • ‘a realist drama’
    1. 2.1Relating to an artistic or literary movement or style characterized by the representation of people or things as they actually are.
      • ‘realist painters and sculptors’
  • 3Philosophy
    Relating to or denoting the theory of realism.

    • ‘a realist theory of perception’