Realistic - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |ˌriːəˈlɪstɪk|  American pronunciation of the word realistic
Brit.  |rɪəˈlɪstɪk|  British pronunciation of the word realistic

adjective

- representing what is real; not abstract or ideal(syn: naturalistic)

realistic portraiture
a realistic novel

Examples

He has a sense of realism about what can be done to improve the economy.

The realism of her dream was alarming.

the stark realism of the play

It's just not realistic to expect a promotion so soon.

You need to be realistic about the amount you can do in a day.

Is this a realistic target?

I don't think they have a realistic chance of winning.

Is it realistic to expect such results?

...she has long been acclaimed by the critics for her realistic acting...

The historical details in the movie do not obtrude—they enhance the story by making it more realistic.

His tendency to overact made his performance less realistic.

The film's very realistic dinosaurs were animated on computers.

The merit of the report is its realistic assessment of the changes required.

It's best to set realistic goals that you can achieve.

What you need is a realistic, saleable price.

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