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unrealistic

un·re·al·is·tic

unrealistic

 
pronunciation:
uhn ri lI stihk
part of speech: adjective
definition: not based on reality, esp. with regard to its limits or dimensions; visionary, fantastic, or impractical.
Some immigrants had unrealistic expectations of life in their new country.The film gives an unrealistic portrayal of war.
 
antonyms:
lifelike, realistic
similar words:
academic, mad, utopian, visionary
derivation: unrealistically (adv.)