What is the opposite of visionary?

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Adjective
Opposite of having knowledge or awareness of future events
“Both of these notions are simplistic and ahistorical, and I'll try to argue that they're shortsighted.”
Adjective
Opposite of existing only in the realms of one's imagination
“Has anyone ever seen an actual Yeti?”
Adjective
Opposite of idealistic or romantic in one's perception of something
“A dogface who waded ashore at Normandy and fought at the Battle of Bastogne gives us with realistic detail a horrifying sense of the firefight.”
Adjective
Opposite of involving visions of the future based on imagination, creativity or wisdom
“It was that this is a thoroughly unimaginative, mean-spirited, and even, dare I say, anti-human idea.”
Adjective
Opposite of idealistic or romantic in one's perception of something, at times overly so
Adjective
Opposite of of, involving, or existing only as a fanciful idea
“I am constantly advised by my parents to have realistic expectations of my salary in the first year of employment.”
Adjective
Opposite of obsessively concerned with something
Adjective
Opposite of having or showing an accurate and deep understanding
“Her pedestrian, low-brow, unperceptive prose has struck a chord with the so-bad-it's-good brigade.”
Adjective
Opposite of not able, or too impractical, to be implemented
Adjective
Opposite of so far advanced as to appear to be from the future
Adjective
Opposite of neither sexual nor romantic in nature
Adjective
Opposite of difficult to believe or unlikely to happen
“Good writers have an eye and an ear for a lively and believable anecdote that can make their points both memorable and compact.”
Adjective
Opposite of of or full of expression
Adjective
Opposite of excessively sentimental or emotional
Adjective
(of a plan or piece of work) Opposite of difficult to achieve, requiring great effort or ability
“For those who want to keep their grilling simple and fun, Weber has just released two new cookbooks filled with quick and easy recipes.”
Adjective
Opposite of wise in personal, professional or business dealings
“He was an incapable businessman prone to making bad decisions.”
Adjective
Opposite of built or designed with a high level of creativity or knowledge
“The entrepreneur presented his vision of a product that was highly unimaginative, drawing scorn from the would-be investors.”
Noun
Opposite of a person who is guided more by ideals than by practical considerations
“He was a realist, a pragmatist who saw little sense in advocating all-out attack if there were no players to execute it.”
Noun
Opposite of a person filled with excessive and single-minded zeal, especially for an extreme religious or political cause
Noun
Opposite of positive thinker
Noun
Opposite of one who causes radical change
Noun
Opposite of a person who introduces new methods, ideas, or products
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