noun see down-to-earth

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • down-to-earth — adjective sensible and practical has a straightforward down to earth approach to a problem her earthy common sense • Syn: ↑earthy • Similar to: ↑realistic * * * adj commonsense, commonsensical, hard headed, matter of fact, mundane, no nonsense,… …   Useful english dictionary

  • down-to-earth — adjective Date: 1932 1. practical < down to earth traveling tips > 2. unpretentious < surprised to find the movie star so down to earth > • down to earthness noun …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • down to earth — adjective practical and realistic. Derivatives down to earthness noun …   English new terms dictionary

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  • Karaikudi Mani — Music gives life to many, but there are few who give life to Music. Karaikudi R Mani(b.September 111945).] . This led to the release of a jazz fusion CD, “Into the Fire”. Many would have thought it unlikely that such a pious Carnatic classicist… …   Wikipedia

  • realism — n 1. practicalness, practicality, practical mindedness, sober mindedness, pragmatism; rationality, reasonableness, sensibleness, saneness; worldliness, secularism, materialism; matter of factness, down to earthness. 2. candor, frankness,… …   A Note on the Style of the synonym finder

  • realism — Synonyms and related words: Marxism, absolute realism, animalism, artlessness, atomism, authenticity, behaviorism, bona fideness, commonsense realism, dialectical materialism, down to earthness, earthiness, earthliness, empiricism,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • earthiness — Synonyms and related words: Adam, Philistinism, animalism, animality, beastliness, bestiality, brutality, brutishness, carnal nature, carnal mindedness, carnality, coarseness, crassness, crudeness, crudity, down to earthness, earthliness, earthly …   Moby Thesaurus

  • positivism — Synonyms and related words: Marxism, animalism, atomism, behaviorism, bigotry, commonsense realism, dialectical materialism, dogmaticalness, dogmatism, down to earthness, earthiness, earthliness, empiricism, epiphenomenalism, freedom from… …   Moby Thesaurus

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