What does realist mean?

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ˈri ə lɪstre·al·ist

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. realist(noun)

    a philosopher who believes that universals are real and exist independently of anyone thinking of them

  2. realist(noun)

    a person who accepts the world as it literally is and deals with it accordingly

  3. realist(noun)

    a painter who represents the world realistically and not in an idealized or romantic style


  1. Realist(n.)

    a person who avoids unrealistic or impractical beliefs or efforts. Contrasted to idealist or visionary.

    Etymology: [Cf. F. raliste.]


  1. realist(Noun)

    An advocate of realism; one who believes that matter, objects etc. have real existence beyond our perception of them.

  2. realist(Noun)

    One who believes in seeing things the way they really are, as opposed to how they would like them to be.

  3. realist(Noun)

    An adherent of the realism movement; an artist who seeks to portray real everyday life accurately.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Realist(noun)

    one who believes in realism; esp., one who maintains that generals, or the terms used to denote the genera and species of things, represent real existences, and are not mere names, as maintained by the nominalists

    Etymology: [Cf. F. raliste.]

  2. Realist(noun)

    an artist or writer who aims at realism in his work. See Realism, 2

    Etymology: [Cf. F. raliste.]

Anagrams for realist »

  1. railest

  2. saltire

  3. saltier

  4. A-lister

  5. Raelist

  6. retails

How to pronounce realist?

  1. Alex
    US English

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of realist in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of realist in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

Examples of realist in a Sentence

  1. David Ben-Gurion:

    In Israel, in order to be a realist you must believe in miracles.


    The scripture says in (1st Peter 1:24 ) all humans are like grass and all their glory is like the flowers in the field, the flowers fade and the grass withers eventually. Now, are you beautiful or handsome? If yes then, take note of this, never be carried away by your beauty or handsomeness. For, you will sooner or later grow old and consequently your beauty or handsomeness will fade away. Moreover, are you intelligent, rich or wealthy presently? If yes, then listen up, never be carried away by your intelligence, riches or wealth. Because, you can't live forever and you won't keep on enjoying your life of affluence or luxury forever. I mean, you will surely leave your riches or wealth behind someday. Anyway, this is not meant to scare you, so don't be scared. I'm just realistic, because I'm a realist and that's why I'm admonishing you. Thus, take heed of my admonitions or rather pay attention to my admonitions. ~Emeasoba George

  3. Mehmet Murat ildan:

    Looking for a saviour in the sky? Be serious! Know you still not that there ain’t any saviour but science! Get rid of your cultural craps and your religious illusions! Be realist! In this universe, only the realists have the chance to save themselves!

  4. Leonid Reshetnikov:

    It's quite possible that Trump's advisor is a pragmatist and a realist, this is probably not an ordinary visit. He has probably received some instructions from the President-elect. I don't think that meetings at the highest level will take place, but (the possibility) cannot be excluded.

  5. The President:

    Of course, I don't agree with the Supreme Court ruling but I'm a realist when it comes to legislation on the floor of the Senate and the House, it's doubtful that anything is going to move forward.

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