Definition of naturalism noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



    BrE BrE//ˈnætʃrəlɪzəm//
    ; NAmE NAmE//ˈnætʃrəlɪzəm//
    [uncountable] Styles of art
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  1. 1 a style of art or writing that shows people, things and experiences as they really are See related entries: Styles of art
  2. 2(philosophy) the theory that everything in the world and life is based on natural causes and laws, and not on spiritual or supernatural ones
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: naturalism