Definition of non-realist in US English:

non-realist

noun

  • A person who is not a realist, especially someone who is not an advocate of a realist philosophy; a nominalist or idealist.

adjective

  • Of, relating to, or characteristic of non-realists, especially nominalist or idealist.

Origin

Early 20th century; earliest use found in Mind. From non- + realist.

Pronunciation

non-realist

/nɒnˈrɪəlɪst/