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Synonyms and Antonyms of naturalistic

  1. closely resembling the object imitated <the movie's volcanic eruption is so naturalistic that it's easy to forget that it all came out of a computer> Synonyms lifelike, living, natural (also naturalist), near, photo-realistic, realistic, three-dimensionalRelated Words alike, like, matching, similar, verisimilar; akin, analogous, approximate, comparable, resembling; accurate, close, faithful, true; compelling, convincing; expressive, graphic (also graphical), gritty, vividNear Antonyms dissimilar, off, unalike, unlike; incomparable, unmatched; contrasted, contrasting, different, disparate; fake, mock, phony (also phoney), shamAntonyms nonnatural, nonrealistic, unnatural, unrealistic

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