What are the antonyms for IDEALISM?

Synonyms for IDEALISM

Usage Examples for IDEALISM

  1. We must not only endure what is necessary, still less conceal it- all idealism is lying in necessity's face- but we must love it. - "Émile Verhaeren" by Stefan Zweig
  2. Above all, by showing her the real life about her, and how much beauty there is everywhere, to those whose eyes are not shut by conventions, it saves her from that dreary, weary pessimism that seeks its relief in fancied idealism, in a smattering of art, of literature, or of religion, and which is the curse of so many of her sisters in other lands. - "The Soul of a People" by H. Fielding