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noun [uncountable] realism pronunciation in American English /ˈriəˌlɪzəm/
  1. 1
    the ability to accept events and situations as they really are and to deal with them in a practical way

    Though a romantic at heart, she had a strong streak of realism.

  2. 3
    a way of making something seem real

    The realism of modern computer graphics is stunning.

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