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  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Realistic  \Re`al*is"tic\,  a. 
  Of  or  pertaining  to  the  realists;  in  the  manner  of  the 
  realists;  characterized  by  realism  rather  than  by 
  imagination. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  realistic 
  adj  1:  aware  or  expressing  awareness  of  things  as  they  really  are 
  "a  realistic  description";  "a  realistic  view  of  the 
  possibilities";  "a  realistic  appraisal  of  our 
  chances";  "the  actors  tried  to  create  a  realistic 
  portrayal  of  the  Africans"  [ant:  {unrealistic}] 
  2:  representing  what  is  real;  not  abstract  or  ideal;  "realistic 
  portraiture";  "a  realistic  novel";  "in  naturalistic 
  colors";  "the  school  of  naturalistic  writers"  [syn:  {naturalistic}] 
  3:  of  or  relating  to  the  philosophical  doctrine  of  realism;  "a 
  realistic  system  of  thought" 




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