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realist

noun [C]
 
 
/ˈrɪəlɪst/
PERSON someone who accepts the true facts of a situation and does not hope for things that will not happenPhilosophy
ARTIST ETC an artist or writer who shows people and things in their work as they are in real lifePhilosophy
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