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nat·u·ral·is·tic

 (năch′ər-ə-lĭs′tĭk, năch′rə-)
adj.
1. Imitating or producing the effect or appearance of nature.
2. Of or in accordance with the doctrines of naturalism.

nat′u·ral·is′ti·cal·ly adv.

naturalistic

(ˌnætʃrəˈlɪstɪk; -tʃərə-)
adj
1. of, imitating, or reproducing nature in effect or characteristics
2. (Art Terms) of or characteristic of naturalism, esp in art or literature
3. (Literary & Literary Critical Terms) of or characteristic of naturalism, esp in art or literature
4. of or relating to naturalists
5. (Philosophy) (of an ethical theory) permitting the inference of ethical judgments from statements of nonethical fact. See Hume's law
ˌnaturalˈistically adv

nat•u•ral•is•tic

(ˌnætʃ ər əˈlɪs tɪk, ˌnætʃ rə-)

adj.
1. imitating nature or the usual natural surroundings.
2. pertaining to naturalists or natural history.
3. pertaining to naturalism, esp. in literature and art.
[1830–40]
nat`u•ral•is′ti•cal•ly, adv.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.naturalistic - representing what is real; not abstract or ideal; "realistic portraiture"; "a realistic novel"; "in naturalistic colors"; "the school of naturalistic writers"
representational - (used especially of art) depicting objects, figures,or scenes as seen; "representational art"; "representational images"

naturalistic

adjective
1. realistic, photographic, kitchen sink, representational, lifelike, warts and all (informal), true-to-life, vérité, factualistic These drawings are amongst his most naturalistic.
2. lifelike, realistic, real-life, true-to-life Research is needed under rather more naturalistic conditions.

naturalistic

adjective
Accurately representing what is depicted or described:
Translations

naturalistic

[ˌnætʃrəˈlɪstɪk] ADJnaturalista

naturalistic

adj (Art, Liter) → naturalistisch

naturalistic

[ˌnætʃrəˈlɪstɪk] adj (Art) → naturalistico/a
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Angel waxed quite earnest on that rather automatic orthodoxy in his beloved Tess which (never dreaming that it might stand him in such good stead) he had been prone to slight when observing it practised by her and the other milkmaids, because of its obvious unreality amid beliefs essentially naturalistic.
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They include drawings, oils and prints from small, naturalistic landscapes to much larger works featuring dramatic use of light and shade.
These demonstrate how increasing use of naturalistic explanations were employed from the thirteenth century onwards, but also how this increase was driven by scholastic attempts to eradicate superstition.