imitating or the usual surroundings.
pertaining to or .
pertaining to , especially in literature and art.
“I wanted to present a more realistic, naturalistic Peter Parker,” he said.
‘Spider-Man’ Sneak Preview: Spidey Gets Adorkable Chris Lee February 6, 2012
Wicca is a naturalistic religion whose followers generally worship a pantheistic Godhead and practice magic.
Witches Blast O’Donnell Ben Crair September 19, 2010
It was more about the way art looked: it should be as naturalistic as possible, and be made by Teutonic or Scandinavian artists.
Nazi Art Hoard Just the Tip of the Iceberg for Lost Art Noah Charney November 12, 2013
It was naturalistic, in the sense that it turned against the dominant supernaturalistic interest.
Democracy and Education John Dewey
It is a mistake in embroidery design to be too naturalistic.
Embroidery and Tapestry Weaving Grace Christie
The sculpture introduced is, as a rule, naturalistic rather than conventional.
Architecture Thomas Roger Smith
Such is the naturalistic point of view which we have adopted.
The Sense of Beauty George Santayana
It seemed, however, as if there was one fatal exception to the scheme of naturalistic optimism.
History of Modern Philosophy Alfred William Benn
No answer, on the basis of naturalistic presuppositions, has yet been given.
The Origin of Paul’s Religion J. Gresham Machen
I permitted him to gorge himself, though my patience and naturalistic interest were sorely tried.
How I Found Livingstone Henry M. Stanley
of, imitating, or reproducing nature in effect or characteristics
of or characteristic of naturalism, esp in art or literature
of or relating to naturalists
(of an ethical theory) permitting the inference of ethical judgments from statements of nonethical fact See Hume’s law
1840, in reference to the doctrine of naturalism; from natural + -istic. From 1849 as “aiming for realism.”
a member of the National Socialist German Workers’ Party, which controlled Germany from 1933 to 1945 under Adolf Hitler and advocated totalitarian government, territorial expansion, anti-Semitism, and Aryan supremacy, all these leading directly to World War II and the Holocaust. (often lowercase) a person elsewhere who holds similar views. (often lowercase) Sometimes Offensive. a person […]
patronage bestowed or favoritism shown on the basis of family relationship, as in business and politics: She was accused of nepotism when she made her nephew an officer of the firm. noun favouritism shown to relatives or close friends by those with power or influence n. “favoritism shown to relatives, especially in appointment to high […]
sharp and paroxysmal pain along the course of a nerve. noun severe spasmodic pain caused by damage to or malfunctioning of a nerve and often following the course of the nerve n. 1807, from Greek neuron “nerve” (see neuro-) + -algia. Probably formed on model of French névralgie (1801). Related: Neuralgic. neuralgia neu·ral·gia (nu-rāl’jə, nyu-) […]
conforming to the standard or the common type; usual; not abnormal; regular; natural. serving to establish a standard. Psychology. approximately average in any psychological trait, as intelligence, personality, or emotional adjustment. free from any mental disorder; sane. Biology, Medicine/Medical. free from any infection or other form of disease or malformation, or from experimental therapy or […]