[ US /ˌnætʃɝəˈɫɪstɪk, ˌnætʃɹəˈɫɪstɪk/ ]
[ UK /nˌæt‍ʃəɹəlˈɪstɪk/ ]
  1. representing what is real; not abstract or ideal
    the school of naturalistic writers
    in naturalistic colors
    a realistic novel
    realistic portraiture
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How To Use naturalistic In A Sentence

  • By having a strapping man say Katherina's words, it is not real and not naturalistic, so it gives the audience a jolt and makes the play double edged.
  • Although box and yews can be clipped into formal shapes, most shade plants appear at home in that naturalistic setting.
  • It was made in a naturalistic set with a starry cast, authentic props and costumes. Times, Sunday Times
  • Naturalistic animals were carved on misericords in the early 14th century, and individualized facial features appeared on the small human heads that decorated keystones and arch mouldings.
  • Quite the opposite: Why try to copy naturalistic virtues that the camera can capture more tellingly?
  • Park's naturalistic depiction of brutal violence and sadistic torture often make for uncomfortable viewing.
  • Any appeal to divine intervention to bridge what seem to be otherwise unbridgeable gaps in naturalistic explanations is viewed with great suspicion. Combinatorial Dependencies
  • His plays have a closer relationship to the pre-20th century high comedies than to the naturalistic comedies of our own time.
  • But, as with pure naturalistic theories of evolution, your task is to shut up and bow to your superiors, not ask obvious questions.
  • Finally, a naturalistic worldview is one that has no supernatural or mystical element to it.
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