Definition of


  1. (noun, person) a philosopher who believes that universals are real and exist independently of anyone thinking of them
  2. (noun, person) a person who accepts the world as it literally is and deals with it accordingly
  3. (noun, person) a painter who represents the world realistically and not in an idealized or romantic style

via WordNet, Princeton University

Alternate forms of Realist

Derivations: realism, realistic

Hyponyms: pragmatist

Hypernyms: individual, mortal, painter, person, philosopher, somebody, someone, soul

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