Definitions

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  • adj. Not idealized.

Etymologies

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un- +‎ idealized

Examples

  • It is a little-studied and surprisingly conventional work from an artist whose unsparing, and often erotic, paintings of female nudes shaped so much of his outré reputation and the also subject of the unidealized nude in modern art.

    The Rise and Fall of a Master

  • All four men were members of "The Eight," who painted scenes of urban life in the unidealized, brushy style that became known as the Ashcan School, which Whitney championed.

    Gertrude Whitney's Gambit

  • Altman's dark, ironic tale is more mood piece than classic western, painting an unidealized portrait of our country's expansion.

    John Farr: Remembering Robert Altman

  • As a reporter confronting degradation and atrocity, his forthright, unidealized self-presentation is alien to the school of writer-adventurers to which he belongs.

    Postmodernism

  • Robert Altman's dark, ironic tale is more mood piece than classic western, painting an unidealized portrait of our country's expansion.

    John Farr: Missing The Mark On Warren Beatty

  • A story of friendship born of desperation in Manhattan's grimy underbelly, "Cowboy" was at the vanguard of a new kind of Hollywood movie - gritty, complex, unidealized.

    John Farr: The Graduate Turns 73: Dustin Hoffman's Top Ten Movies

  • The unidealized version of the story is told by the journalist and blogger Huang Zhangjin, who was born in Xinjiang: When the first group of female soldiers arrived, it was as if there was a whole pack of wolves fighting over scraps of meat.

    When a Billion Chinese Jump

  • Much of that has to do with the acting — within the first moments the family seems convincingly real — and because the film feels so utterly unglamorized and unidealized.

    From One Ralphie to Another

  • A story of friendship born of desperation in Manhattan's grimy underbelly, "Cowboy" was at the vanguard of a new kind of Hollywood movie- gritty, complex, unidealized.

    John Farr: The Graduate Turns 73: Dustin Hoffman's Top Ten Movies

  • The portraits by Sharon Bareket (b. 1967) are unidealized and striking in their anachronism.

    Photography in Palestine and Israel: 1900-Present Day.

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