Definitions for Realisticˌri əˈlɪs tɪk
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Random House Webster's College Dictionary
re•al•is•ticˌri əˈlɪs tɪk(adj.)
concerned with or based on what is real or practical:
a realistic estimate.
characterized by or given to the representation in literature or art of things as they really are:
a realistic novel.
resembling or simulating real life:
a realistic decoy.
pertaining to philosophic realists or realism.
Origin of realistic:
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"
representing what is real; not abstract or ideal
"realistic portraiture"; "a realistic novel"; "in naturalistic colors"; "the school of naturalistic writers"
of or relating to the philosophical doctrine of realism
"a realistic system of thought"
Kernerman English Learner's Dictionary
realistic(adjective)ˌri əˈlɪs tɪk
We have to be realistic. This will take a long time.
realisticˌri əˈlɪs tɪk
a realistic chance of achieving our goals; The prices they charge are not realistic.
realisticˌri əˈlɪs tɪk
a film that gives a realistic picture of war; Realistically, we can only hope for about 50 people to come.; The illustrations realistically represent what is happening.
expressed or represented as being accurate.
A realistic appraisal of the situation.
Relating to the representation of objects, actions or conditions as they actually are or were.
A realistic novel about the Victorian poor.
of or pertaining to the realists; in the manner of the realists; characterized by realism rather than by imagination
Realistic is the debut album by an American indie pop band Ivy.
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Written Corpus Frequency
Rank popularity for the word 'Realistic' in Written Corpus Frequency: #4318
Rank popularity for the word 'Realistic' in Adjectives Frequency: #641
Translations for Realistic
Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary
showing things as they really are
a realistic painting.
- realísticoPortuguese (BR)
- נֶאֱמָן לַמצִיאוּתHebrew
- élethű; realistaHungarian
- raunsær, raunsæis-Icelandic
- realistisk, virkelighetsnær, naturtroNorwegian
- حقيقى، واقعى، رښتيا، په ځاىPashto
- เป็นแบบนั้นจริง ๆThai
- gerçeğe uygunTurkish
- 現實主義的Chinese (Trad.)
- حقیقت پسندانہUrdu
- hiện thựcVietnamese
- 现实主义的Chinese (Simp.)
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