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Definitions for realistic
ˌri əˈlɪs tɪkre·al·is·tic

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. realisticadjective

    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, realisticadjective

    representing what is real; not abstract or ideal

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

  3. realisticadjective

    of or relating to the philosophical doctrine of realism

    "a realistic system of thought"

Wiktionary

  1. realisticadjective

    expressed or represented as being accurate.

    A realistic appraisal of the situation.

  2. realisticadjective

    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. Realisticadjective

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

Freebase

  1. Realistic

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

Editors Contribution

  1. realistic

    An accurate view of what is easily achieved or created.

    Their goals were realistic and easily achieved.

    Submitted by MaryC on March 8, 2020  

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

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Numerology

  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

Examples of realistic in a Sentence

  1. Le Clos:

    I have already told my family there is a realistic possibility I could come back with three silvers in the butterfly, or three bronze or three fourths, but I also believe I can get three golds. The butterfly is such an open game at the moment.

  2. Jodie Gedeon via AP:

    They just can’t believe it happened. We felt like we had a little bit of hope, we thought the land owner and David would come to agreement. One option was to lease that portion of land to Dave. Bring it up to code. We felt that would be a realistic resolution if the two men would agree.

  3. Ali Bagheri:

    Nothing is agreed until everything is agreed, our negotiating partners need to be realistic, avoid intransigence and heed lessons of past 4yrs.

  4. Mark Linscott:

    It's quite realistic to expect that the trade facilitation agreement can come into force by the end of the year, it's not a hard deadline, but it's achievable.

  5. Finance Minister Hoshiyar Zebari:

    We have been really committed to paying this on time up until now, we are in discussions with the Kuwaitis, trying to defer the payment for two years or at least a year, to allow some space... to present a realistic budget.

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