racionālistisks

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Latvian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From racionālists (rationalist) +‎ -isks (with racionālists from racionāls (rational) +‎ -ists). Probably not formed as such in Latvian, but borrowed and adapted from some other European language.

Adjective[edit]

racionālistisks (def. racionālistiskais, comp. racionālistiskāks, sup. visracionālistiskākais; adv. racionālistiski)

  1. (philosophy) rationalistic (relating to rationalism, characterized by rationalism)
  2. rationalist, rationalistic (the quality of one who is rational, logical, who bases his or her life on reason and thought)
    racionālistiska attieksme pret dzīvi — a rationalistic attitude toward life
  3. (architecture) rationalistic (typical of the school of rationalism)
    pozitīva ietekme nenoliedzami bija topošās laikmetīgās arhitektūras racionālistiskjai ievirzei: tā palīdzēja lietišķajai mākslai atbrīvoties no pārmērībām ornamentējumā — the emerging rationalistic orientation of architecture undoubtedly had a positive influence: it helped to free the applied arts from excessive ornamentation
  4. (art) rationalistic (typical of, or relating to, rationalism in art)
    formālistu māksla ir sausa un racionālistiska, bez poēzijas un emocionāla pacēluma — formalist art is dry and rationalistic, without poetry and emotional lift

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