reality

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art not representing external reality abstract , nonobjective , nonrepresentational
in the theories of Jean Piaget: the modification of internal representations in order to accommodate a changing knowledge of reality accommodation
existing in reality actual
making real or giving the appearance of reality actualisation , actualization , realisation , realization
reality or fact, in actually , de facto
system of belief that holds ultimate reality as unknown and unknowable agnosticism
inclination to evaluate reality exclusively in terms of human values anthropocentricity , anthropocentrism
mental disorder marked by a withdrawal from reality autism
agency in the Department of Defense that is responsible for making ballistic missile defense a reality Ballistic Missile Defense Organization , BMDO
out of touch with reality cloud
imaginary place where you say people are when they seem optimistically out of touch with reality cloud-cuckoo-land
(from the Sanskrit word for `to see') one of six orthodox philosophical systems or viewpoints on the nature of reality and the release from bondage to karma Darsana
any of several psychotic disorders characterized by distortions of reality and disturbances of thought and language and withdrawal from social contact dementia praecox , schizophrenia , schizophrenic disorder , schizophrenic psychosis
emotional dissociative disorder in which there is loss of contact with your own personal reality accompanied by feelings of unreality and strangeness depersonalisation , depersonalisation disorder , depersonalisation neurosis , depersonalization , depersonalization disorder , depersonalization neurosis
reality, lacking material form or disembodied , incorporeal
state of mind characterized by abstraction and release from reality dream
doctrine that reality consists of two basic opposing elements, often taken to be mind and matter (or mind and body), or good and evil dualism
reality, underlying essence , hypostasis , substance
art movement early in the 20th century; the artist's subjective expression of inner experiences was emphasized; an inner feeling was expressed through a distorted rendition of reality expressionism
art movement departing reality and expressing feelings Expressionism
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