adjective see verism

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  • veristic — [vɪə rɪstɪk] adjective (of art or literature) extremely or strictly naturalistic. Derivatives verism noun verist noun & adjective Origin C19: from L. verum (neut.) true or Ital. vero true + ist + ic …   English new terms dictionary

  • veristic — ve·ris·tic …   English syllables

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  • ver|ist — «VIHR ihst», noun, adjective. –n. a person who believes in or practices the rigid representation of truth and reality in literature or art, especially the use of everyday materials rather than the mythical, legendary, or heroic. –adj. = veristic …   Useful english dictionary

  • ver|i|tis|tic — «VEHR uh TIHS tihk», adjective. = veristic. (Cf. ↑veristic) …   Useful english dictionary

  • verism — noun Etymology: Italian verismo, from vero true, from Latin verus Date: 1892 artistic use of contemporary everyday material in preference to the heroic or legendary especially in grand opera • verist noun or adjective • veristic adjective …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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