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Noun: realist  ree-u-list
  1. A philosopher who believes that universals are real and exist independently of anyone thinking of them
  2. A person who accepts the world as it literally is and deals with it accordingly
  3. A painter who represents the world realistically and not in an idealized or romantic style

Derived forms: realists

Type of: individual, mortal, painter, person, philosopher, somebody, someone, soul

Encyclopedia: Realist