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realistic

re·al·is·tic

realistic

 
pronunciation:
ri lIs tihk
part of speech: adjective
definition 1: of or based upon what is actual or feasible.
synonyms:
faithful, literal, practical, truthful
antonyms:
fanciful, unrealistic
similar words:
authentic, clear-eyed, down-to-earth, earthy, exact, genuine, honest, lifelike, living, matter-of-fact, objective, pragmatic, rational, real, reasonable, sensible, true, valid
definition 2: characterized by a concern to reflect things as they actually are.
a realistic portrait
similar words:
earthy, graphic, literal, living, practical
derivation: realistically (adv.)