Examples of naturalistic in a Sentence
The zoo strives to create naturalistic settings for the animals.
the movie's volcanic eruption is so naturalistic that it's easy to forget that it all came out of a computer
Recent Examples of naturalistic from the Web
As a landscape plant, elderberries have a relaxed casual appearance that lends itself to naturalistic style landscapes or woodland gardens.
Wood, a Richland, Washington, native, uses a wide range of printmaking techniques to create naturalistic and fantastical prints.
Even weighed down by addiction, Mr. Williams’s acting was sharp — perhaps even more naturalistic — but off camera, his life was deteriorating.
Zoos are now designing exhibits that are more naturalistic and more focused on conservation than entertainment, officials said.
Down Under, only those characters weren't meant to be naturalistic.
But so much air tends to surround everyone’s statements that the tension diffuses; this is a work, for better and worse, more meditatively expansive than taut, yet stuck with too many naturalistic trappings.
The concert takes place at Three Caves, a gorgeous naturalistic setting.
Production designer Alice Normington has created a setting that is sensual, earthy and naturalistic, lit with natural light and candles, no stuffy Downton Abbey crispness in sight.
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First Known Use of naturalistic
NATURALISTIC Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of naturalistic for English Language Learners
: 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
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