Realism vs Surrealism what difference

what is difference between Realism and Surrealism

English

Etymology

real +‎ -ism

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ɹi.əlɪzm/ enPR: REE-ahl-izm

Noun

realism (countable and uncountable, plural realisms)

  1. A concern for fact or reality and rejection of the impractical and visionary.
  2. An artistic representation of reality as it is.
  3. (sciences) The viewpoint that an external reality exists independent of observation.
  4. (philosophy) A doctrine that universals are real—they exist and are distinct from the particulars that instantiate them.

Antonyms

  • (doctrine concerning universals): nominalism, antirealism

Hyponyms

  • legal realism
  • moral realism

Translations

See also

  • idealism

References

  • realism at OneLook Dictionary Search
  • realism in Keywords for Today: A 21st Century Vocabulary, edited by The Keywords Project, Colin MacCabe, Holly Yanacek, 2018.
  • “realism” in Raymond Williams, Keywords (revised), 1983, Fontana Press, page 257.
  • realism in The Century Dictionary, New York, N.Y.: The Century Co., 1911.

Anagrams

  • Marlise, Raelism, Raëlism, almries, mailers, remails

Estonian

Noun

realism (genitive [please provide], partitive [please provide])

  1. realism

Declension

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Romanian

Etymology

From French réalisme.

Noun

realism n (uncountable)

  1. realism

Declension


Swedish

Etymology

reell +‎ -ism

Noun

realism c

  1. realism

Declension

Related terms

  • realist
  • realistisk

References

  • Realism in Svenska Akademiens ordlista öfver svenska språket (6th ed., 1889)


English

Etymology

From French surréalisme; sur- +‎ realism

Pronunciation

  • (UK) IPA(key): /səˈɹiː(.ə)l.ɪz.əm/
  • Hyphenation: sur‧re‧al‧ism

Noun

surrealism (countable and uncountable, plural surrealisms)

  1. An artistic movement and an aesthetic philosophy that aims for the liberation of the mind by emphasizing the critical and imaginative powers of the subconscious.

Related terms

  • surreal
  • surrealist

Translations


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