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naturalism

Pronunciation: /ˈnætʃrəlɪzəm/

Translation of naturalism in Spanish:

noun/nombre

uncountable/no numerable
  • [Art/Arte] [Literat] [Philos] naturalismo (masculine)
    Example sentences
    • He combined elements of naturalism and romanticism to create a portrait of Napoleon which was both more physically accurate and more emotionally probing than the work of any of his rivals.
    • He lived in Paris 1910-14 and was influenced by the Expressionistic naturalism of Rodin.
    • The play calls on the actors to explore different acting styles in scenes that range from kitchen-sink naturalism to loopy surrealism.
    Example sentences
    • Most atheists and other advocates of philosophical naturalism also believe in materialism, the idea that everything that actually exists is material or physical.
    • The second is philosophical naturalism, which says that everything in the universe is governed by natural law and nothing ever circumvents that law.
    • Similarly, according to many defenders of naturalism, philosophy is not discontinuous with science.

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