Translation of "realism" - English-Spanish dictionary


noun [ no plural ] uk /ˈrɪə.lɪ.zəm/ us /ˈriː.ə-/

a way of thinking and acting based on facts and what is possible, rather than on hopes for things that are unlikely to happen

His decision not to expand the business shows his down-to-earth realism.
→ Compare idealism

specialized science, social science in science and philosophy, the belief that objects continue to exist in the world even when no one is there to see them


specialized art, literature, theatre & film paintings, films, books, etc. that try to represent life as it really is

The director used handheld camera techniques to add to the gritty realism of the film.

(Translation of “realism” from the Cambridge English-Spanish Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)