Definitions for naturalisticˌnætʃ ər əˈlɪs tɪk, ˌnætʃ rə-

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

nat•u•ral•is•ticˌnætʃ ər əˈlɪs tɪk, ˌnætʃ rə-(adj.)

  1. imitating nature or the usual natural surroundings.

  2. pertaining to naturalists or natural history.

  3. pertaining to naturalism, esp. in literature and art.

    Category: Literature

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. naturalistic, realistic(adj)

    representing what is real; not abstract or ideal

    "realistic portraiture"; "a realistic novel"; "in naturalistic colors"; "the school of naturalistic writers"


  1. naturalistic(Adjective)

    having the appearance of nature or realism; lifelike or realistic

  2. naturalistic(Adjective)

    of, or relating to philosophical or methodological naturalism

Webster Dictionary

  1. Naturalistic(adj)

    belonging to the doctrines of naturalism

  2. Naturalistic(adj)

    closely resembling nature; realistic


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