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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
References in classic literature ?
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.
He does not work, except when people are looking, and only then when the observer has a green, naturalistic look, and seems to be taking notes.
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His sublime images took on religious topics towards the end of his life that appeared to be at odds with his naturalistic style, antisocial behaviour, and violent demise.
She shows that although the naturalistic approach may appear more integral to the imaginary world of the game, both the invisible and visible interfaces effectively present information that players need in order to interact with the game and its rules.
They consider the advisability of analyzing philosophy from a naturalistic perspective; the senses in which there can be a naturalistic account of the mind; how naturalism can be extended to moral behavior and agency; applications to moral psychology, metaethics, and normative ethics; how naturalist realism relies on fallible, scientific justification; metaphysics; the philosophical method; and other topics.
In The Bodhisattva's Brain, Owen Flanagan presents a naturalistic view of Buddhism.
A 100-car naturalistic driving study conducted by the Virginia Tech Transportation Institute has shown that fatigue is a cause of 20 percent of crashes, rather than the 2 or 3 percent previously estimated based on surveys, simulator studies, and test tracks.
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One is that Quine's naturalistic epistemology is descriptive, not normative, and so fails to provide an account of epistemic justification.
They include drawings, oils and prints from small, naturalistic landscapes to much larger works featuring dramatic use of light and shade.