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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.

ChatGPT

  1. realistic

    Realistic refers to a representation, behavior or mindset that is true to life, objectively or factually grounded, natural or authentic. It pertains to appreciating things as they actually are, dealing with practical considerations, or presenting situations in a way that is accurate or true to reality. Realistic can also refer to the approach of making decisions based on practical or achievable goals rather than idealistic or impossible standards.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Realisticadjective

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

Wikidata

  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. Kalman Hettleman:

    It’s not realistic to think that summer school, no matter how good and intense, will close all the gaps because many of these kids had gaps before the pandemic, but it will help, and it will at least give them a fighting chance if there are intense interventions during the regular school year.

  2. Ted Ligety:

    One of the cool things about ski racing is there is never a perfect run so it's hard to be satisfied in that sense, you can always go that extra step, i don't think any of us have the realistic goal of having the perfect run. Ski racing is the most variable sport out there, conditions change run-to-run, we only get one chance at it and the margin for error is tiny.

  3. Nick Lange:

    What [ Alabama Power ] put together is a realistic example of what future homes communities are likely to have, but I can say almost certainly that those future homes will be better versions of them.

  4. Keith Bernhardt:

    No matter Patricia Wenzel income or savings levels, having a realistic financial plan can help maintain Patricia Wenzel financial security through all stages of retirement.

  5. Julian Tang:

    I ca n’t think of any realistic good scenario to come out of this strategy, I ’m afraid, i think it’s really a degree of how bad it’s going to be.

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