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Definition of realist

Definition of realist (Entry 2 of 2)

Examples of realist in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web: Noun

An optimist might call that progress, but a realist would call it awful defense. — Clifton Brown, Indianapolis Star, “Pacers fall behind Magic by 21, then engineer a thrilling comeback,” 27 Jan. 2018 In the late 19th century, social-realist works depicting the working class and the poor proliferated in Europe, reaching their peak in America during the Great Depression. — Lauren Oyler, New York Times, “What Do We Mean When We Call Art ‘Necessary’?,” 8 May 2018 Considered one of the best magical-realist novels, the book follows four generations of a Chilean family beset by political and cultural turmoil. — Michael Schaub,, “Celebrate Independence Day with these 17 books by immigrant authors,” 3 July 2018 Pivot’s reference to class struggle makes the novel sound like an inheritor to the French realist tradition of Balzac, Zola, Flaubert. — Josephine Livingstone, New Republic, “The New Domestic Horror,” 22 Jan. 2018 Both idealists and realists, Wolitzer’s characters would like to see a better world but find precious little room for principled choices amid the corporate structures that now govern more and more of life. — Press Release, The New Republic, “The New Republic May Issue: The American Terror Industry,” 19 Apr. 2018 At the same time, our realist commitments should be reconsidered. — Philip Ball, WIRED, “Questioning Truth, Reality, and the Role of Scientific Progress,” 2 June 2018 The Woodsman finds himself in over his head trying to bring them back and recruits the help of Danica, a hard-core realist who never believed in fairy tales. — Stmichaelschool,, “St. Michael School Drama Club Presents “Mirror Image”: Community Voices,” 24 Jan. 2018 These descriptions — realist, historian, man of letters — while accurate, create a somewhat misleading impression, an implication of dryness or sterility that could not be further from the truth. — New York Times, “How Luchino Visconti Made History Sing,” 7 June 2018

Recent Examples on the Web: Adjective

There is this other stream that doesn’t get a lot of coverage in the media which is a more realist approach to foreign policy that does seek to have a different approach. — Fox News, “Two FBI agents sought to ‘stop’ Trump,” 18 June 2018 Children of Blood and Bone also draws on a very different, realist approach that has claimed attention in mainstream young-adult fiction in the post-Ferguson era. — Vann R. Newkirk Ii, The Atlantic, “Where Fantasy Meets Black Lives Matter,” 6 Mar. 2018

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