Naturalistically



[nach-er-uh-lis-tik, nach-ruh-] /ˌnætʃ ər əˈlɪs tɪk, ˌnætʃ rə-/

adjective
1.
imitating or the usual surroundings.
2.
pertaining to or .
3.
pertaining to , especially in literature and art.
/ˌnætʃrəˈlɪstɪk; -tʃərə-/
adjective
1.
of, imitating, or reproducing nature in effect or characteristics
2.
of or characteristic of naturalism, esp in art or literature
3.
of or relating to naturalists
4.
(of an ethical theory) permitting the inference of ethical judgments from statements of nonethical fact See Hume’s law
adj.

1840, in reference to the doctrine of naturalism; from natural + -istic. From 1849 as “aiming for realism.”

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