What does Realistic mean?

Definitions for Realisticˌri əˈlɪs tɪk

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word Realistic.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. realistic(adj)

    aware or expressing awareness of things as they really are

    "a realistic description"; "a realistic view of the possibilities"; "a realistic appraisal of our chances"; "the actors tried to create a realistic portrayal of the Africans"

  2. naturalistic, realistic(adj)

    representing what is real; not abstract or ideal

    "realistic portraiture"; "a realistic novel"; "in naturalistic colors"; "the school of naturalistic writers"

  3. realistic(adj)

    of or relating to the philosophical doctrine of realism

    "a realistic system of thought"


  1. realistic(Adjective)

    expressed or represented as being accurate.

    A realistic appraisal of the situation.

  2. realistic(Adjective)

    Relating to the representation of objects, actions or conditions as they actually are or were.

    A realistic novel about the Victorian poor.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Realistic(adj)

    of or pertaining to the realists; in the manner of the realists; characterized by realism rather than by imagination


  1. Realistic

    Realistic is the debut album by an American indie pop band Ivy.

British National Corpus

  1. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'Realistic' in Written Corpus Frequency: #4318

  2. Adjectives Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'Realistic' in Adjectives Frequency: #641


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Realistic in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Realistic in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Golda Meir:

    The Soviet government is the most realistic regime in the world-no ideals.

  2. Hubert Humphrey:

    To be realistic today is to be visionary. To be realistic is to be starry-eyed.

  3. Susan Jeffers:

    We have been taught to believe that negative equals realistic and positive equals unrealistic.

  4. Thomas Jaeger:

    Then you can think about trying it nationally as it's the only realistic way of getting the SPD into power, it may not work but it's a risk worth taking for the SPD.

  5. Brigid Antonia Brophy:

    Whenever people say 'we mustn't be sentimental,' you can take it they are about to do something cruel. And if they add, 'we must be realistic,' they mean they are going to make money out of it.

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