• IPA: /ɹi.əlɪzm/ enPR: REE-ahl-izm


  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.
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