What does naturalistic mean?

Definitions for naturalisticˌnætʃ ər əˈlɪs tɪk, ˌnætʃ rə-

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word naturalistic.

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


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of naturalistic in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of naturalistic in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Dave Nussbaum:

    I believe the paper will go on to be a landmark study of how social influence works in a naturalistic environment — to date a huge proportion of the research on these questions has been done in controlled laboratory settings, so the fact that the effects are this strong in a messy environment like a school (and that their sample size was over 24,000 students) is truly impressive.

  2. Thomas Eissenberg:

    Both the laboratory and the naturalistic studies are consistent with one another, that water pipe tobacco smoke contains many toxicants, including nicotine that causes dependence, tobacco-specific nitrosamines that cause cancer, carbon monoxide that causes cardiovascular disease, and now benzene that causes leukemia, and water pipe tobacco smokers have these same toxicants in their bodies after they smoke tobacco in a water pipe.

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Translations for naturalistic

From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary

  • wie im echten Leben, naturgetreu, wirklichkeitsnah, lebensecht, naturalistisch, realitätsnahGerman
  • naturalisteFrench
  • प्राकृतिकHindi
  • natimik, lifaveratik, lejenöfaveratikVolapük

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