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Liberated from cinematic naturalism, the characters’ intimate, impassioned exchanges achieve the heart-rending immediacy of live theater.

From Time

In the gardening world, designers turned to perennials and grasses in the 1980s, and this naturalism later evolved into a popular and sometimes simplistic insistence on native plant gardens.

Something about that tension is thrilling, applying naturalism to a winemaking style that isn’t remotely natural at all, and the results can be gobsmackingly good.

From Eater

In the many portraits, Picasso oscillates between naturalism and abstraction in his portraits of Jacqueline.

Naturalism tells us that mystics had temporal lobe epilepsy.

The practice reached its peak in the Victorian Era, when naturalism became all the rage for museums and even household decoration.

Could you tell us some books about naturalism that were particularly influential to you?

This is action on a grand scale that, despite its grittiness and naturalism, boasts very high production values.

The excess of sentimentalism had given rise to the other extreme of naturalism.

It is as if the workman had intended to leave us an image of the expiring naturalism of the Gothic school.

Representations of animal forms are sometimes very remarkable in phases of naturalism.

The all-sufficiency of all forms of Naturalism condemns itself through its failure to pass beyond itself.

All systems of Naturalism lack enough spiritual life within themselves to meet the deepest needs of the race.

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On this page you'll find 56 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to naturalism, such as: faithfulness, loyalty, accuracy, adherence, adhesion, and attachment.

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