naturalistic


nat·u·ral·is·tic

adjective \ˌna-chə-rə-ˈlis-tik, ˌnach-rə-\

: looking like what appears in nature : not looking artificial or man-made

: using naturalism in art or literature : showing people or things as they really are

Full Definition of NATURALISTIC

:  of, characterized by, or according with naturalism
nat·u·ral·is·ti·cal·ly \ˌna-chə-rə-ˈlis-ti-k(ə-)lē, ˌnach-rə-\ adverb

Variants of NATURALISTIC

nat·u·ral·is·tic also nat·u·ral·ist \ˈna-chə-rə-list, ˈnach-rə-\

Examples of NATURALISTIC

  1. The zoo strives to create naturalistic settings for the animals.
  2. <the movie's volcanic eruption is so naturalistic that it's easy to forget that it all came out of a computer>

First Known Use of NATURALISTIC

1838

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