realistic

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  • IPA(key): /ˌɹiːjəˈlɪstɪk/

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realistic (comparative more realistic, superlative most realistic)

  1. Expressed or represented as being accurate.
    A realistic appraisal of the situation.
    • 2011 October 1, Tom Fordyce, “Rugby World Cup 2011: England 16-12 Scotland”, BBC Sport:
      Scotland needed a victory by eight points to have a realistic chance of progressing to the knock-out stages, and for long periods of a ferocious contest looked as if they might pull it off.
  2. Relating to the representation of objects, actions or conditions as they actually are or were.
    A realistic novel about the Victorian poor.

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Last modified on 17 April 2014, at 16:41