Definition of Naturalistic

1. Adjective. Representing what is real; not abstract or ideal. "The school of naturalistic writers"

Exact synonyms: Realistic
Similar to: Representational
Derivative terms: Naturalism, Realist



Definition of Naturalistic

1. a. Belonging to the doctrines of naturalism.

Definition of Naturalistic

1. Adjective. having the appearance of nature or realism; lifelike or realistic ¹

2. Adjective. of, or relating to philosophical or methodological naturalism ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Naturalistic

1. [adj]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Naturalistic

natural transformation
natural unit
natural units
natural user interface
natural user interfaces
natural virtue
naturalisation
naturalisations
naturalise
naturalised
naturalises
naturalising
naturalism
naturalisms
naturalist
naturalistic (current term)
naturalistic fallacy
naturalistically
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naturality
naturalization
naturalizations
naturalize
naturalized
naturalizes
naturalizing
naturall
naturally
naturally occurring
naturalness

Literary usage of Naturalistic

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1. The Cambridge History of American Literature by William Peterfield Trent (1921)
"(1905) and The Mysterious Stranger (1916), a romance, and some of the letters are steeped in a naturalistic melancholy and tinged with a philosophical ..."

2. An Introduction to the Study of Landscape Design by Henry Vincent Hubbard (1917)
"... AND PATHS — Roads in naturalistic landscape — Form of roads — Road intersections — Views of and from roads — Planting and roads — Paths in naturalistic ..."

3. A History of European and American Sculpture from the Early Christian Period by Chandler Rathfon Post (1921)
"... could start from a more advanced point in the general race of the nineteenth century for the naturalistic goal. The most interesting personalities in ..."

4. Advertising, Its Principles and Practice by Harry Tipper, Harry Levi Hollingworth, George Burton Hotchkiss, Frank Alvah Parsons (1919)
"naturalistic Illustration A further classification of illustrations seems to be advisable at this point. Pictures should convey facts as to form, ..."

5. A Text-Book in the History of Education by Paul Monroe (1905)
"CHAPTER X THE naturalistic TENDENCY IN EDUCATION : ROUSSEAU RELATION TO ... In order to understand the origin of the naturalistic movement in educational ..."

6. A Text-book in the History of Education by Paul Monroe (1905)
"Locke as a Representative of the naturalistic Tendency. — In a sense, Locke is the founder of the naturalistic movement in education, for in many respects, ..."

7. The Stage: Its Past and Present in Relation to Fine Art by Henry Neville (1875)
"The naturalistic opened painters' eyes to the importance and beauty of ... The Eclectic and naturalistic schools very soon occasioned a revival of art in ..."

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