What is real or what is reality

reality, the

real adj. ‘material, factual, really, actually, corresponding to reality’ (mid-17th century, see already Realwerk, beginning of 17th century), borrowed from late Lat.reālis ‘really’, mlat. ‘Concerning the thing, factual, essential’, from Latin rēs thing, thing, essence, matter, event, appearance, interest, advantage, legal matter ’. Often the first link in compositions in the sense of geared towards reality, oriented towards practice, relating to things ’, cf. Realschule, Reallexikon‘ Subject Dictionary ’, Realwissenschaften (18th century), Realpolitik (19th century). In addition, the negative education (see ↗in-2) unreal adj. ‘not really, not corresponding to reality’ (20th century; cf. French irréel, end of the 18th century). Reality f. 'Reality, fact, actual quality, artistic truthfulness' (mid 17th century), also (mostly in plur., Especially in Bavaria and Austria) 'Grundbesitz, Liegenschaften' (end of 18th century), borrowed from mlat.realitas (genitive realitatis) 'thing, thing, reality, ground and ground'. realize Vb. 'Realize, carry out' (a thought, a project) (mid-17th century), especially 'convert paper money into tinkling coins, turn something into money' (mid-18th century), today also 'a music, theater piece to perform, to film '(1st half of the 20th century); borrowed from equiv. frz.réaliser (mfrz.realiser ‘convert a capital contractually into regular payments’). Recently (under the influence of to realize) also ‘clearly recognize, understand, understand’. Realism m. 'Sense of reality', attitude towards the actual facts and circumstances corresponding to reality, objectivity ', in philosophy the term for epistemological basic directions that proceed from the reality of the outside world (initially related to scholasticism, which understood the general terms as reality independent of consciousness) , scholarly education (late 18th century, Kant, Schiller, Goethe) too real. As a design principle in art since around 1830 (at the same time as French réalisme). Surrealism, the term for a movement in the visual arts and literature (which originated in Paris) which, based on psychoanalysis and symbolism, seeks to depict the irrational and unconscious as well as dream and intoxication experiences without regard to logic and causality Century), according to French surréalisme (1924, cf. French sur 'on, over', afrz.sor, sur, from Latin super 'above, on, over'). In addition, in German (without a French model), surreal adj. ‘Far from reality, unreal’ (20th century). Realist m. 'Representative of (philosophical, artistic) realism' (mid-18th century), generally 'objectively thinking and acting person' (end of 18th century), educated (under the influence of French réaliste, 16th century. , English realistic, 17th century) too real. realistic adj. ‘belonging to realism, realistic, factual, oriented towards reality’ (2nd half of the 19th century). real adj. ‘material, factual, really, actually present’ (around 1700), borrowed from equivalent. frz.réel, afrz.reel, real, which is based on late Lat.reālis (see above); used in German like real. In addition (also since around 1700) the prevailing, but independent and different from the Frz. resulting meaning ‘decent, honest, tidy’.