[nee-oh-ree-uh-liz-uh m] /ˌni oʊˈri əˌlɪz əm/
(sometimes initial capital letter) any of various movements in literature, art, etc., that are considered as a return to a more realistic style.
a philosophy developed chiefly by 20th-century American philosophers, including Montague and Santayana, characterized by a presentationist epistemology and by the assertion of the real status of universals.
Movies. a style of filming prominent in Italy after World War II, characterized by a concern for social issues and often shot on location with untrained actors.
(films) a movement to depict directly the poor in society: originating in postwar Italy
[nee-oh-ree-kuh n] /ˌni oʊˈri kən/ noun 1. a Puerto Rican living in New York or one who has lived in New York and returned to Puerto Rico. adjective 2. of or relating to Neoricans.
noun any movement seeking to incorporate a modified form of realism, as in art, cinema, literature, or philosophy; a revived realism; also written neorealism
[nee-oh-roh-man-tuh-siz-uh m] /ˌni oʊ roʊˈmæn təˌsɪz əm/ noun 1. (sometimes initial capital letter) Fine Arts. a style of painting developed in the 20th century, chiefly characterized by forms or images that project a sense of nostalgia and fantasy. 2. any of various movements or styles in literature, motion-picture directing, architecture, etc., considered as a return […]
[nee-oh-skuh-las-tuh-siz-uh m] /ˌni oʊ skəˈlæs təˌsɪz əm/ noun, Philosophy, Theology. 1. a contemporary application of Scholasticism to modern problems and life.