Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913 + 1828)


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Literalism (Page: 859)

Lit"er*al*ism (?), n.

1. That which accords with the letter; a mode of interpreting literally; adherence to the letter.

2. (Fine Arts) The tendency or disposition to represent objects faithfully, without abstraction, conventionalities, or idealization.