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
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The always naturalistic McDormand—her face set in a fierce mask of grief and enduring fury—is a complex avenger, one minute lethal, the next filled with tenderness.
The naturalistic backgrounds of these works evince a generic romantic realism.
Springsteen on Broadway is very much a show, with the theatrical space used to create naturalistic effect.
The ceramic’s random, naturalistic pattern and texture balances the industrial character of the sideboard, which is modeled on a turn-of-the-20th-century French toolbox.
The dialogue is realistically naturalistic, but catty references to Scott's drinking problem and actor Ellis Rabb's vanity are hardly a substitute for drama.
On a comfortably lived-in set by Harry Feiner, Ms. O’Toole gives a resolutely naturalistic performance, and so does the charming Tirosh Schneider as Joe, Mrs. Fisher’s dreamily science-minded son.
Fassbinder elicits more naturalistic performances during these scenes and shoots some of them in close-up.
Their human scenes with Mr. Perkins and Mr. Alburo — one scene funny, one sad, both naturalistic — are the best in the play.
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First Known Use of naturalistic
Synonymslifelike, living, natural (also naturalist), near, photo-realistic, realistic, three-dimensional
Antonymsnonnatural, nonrealistic, unnatural, unrealistic
Related Wordsalike, like, matching, similar, verisimilar; akin, analogous, approximate, comparable, resembling; accurate, close, faithful, true; compelling, convincing; expressive, graphic (also graphical), gritty, vivid
Near Antonymsdissimilar, off, unalike, unlike; incomparable, unmatched; contrasted, contrasting, different, disparate; fake, mock, phony (also phoney), sham
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