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Etymology edit

From realist +‎ -ic.

Pronunciation edit

  • IPA(key): /ˌɹɪəˈlɪstɪk/, /ˌɹiːjəˈlɪstɪk/
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  • Rhymes: -ɪstɪk

Adjective edit

realistic (comparative more realistic, superlative most realistic)

  1. Expressed or represented as being accurate, practicable, or not idealistic.
    A realistic appraisal of the situation.
    • 2011 October 1, Tom Fordyce, “Rugby World Cup 2011: England 16-12 Scotland”, in BBC Sport[1]:
      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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Romanian edit

Etymology edit

From realist +‎ -ic. Compare Italian realistico.

Adjective edit

realistic m or n (feminine singular realistică, masculine plural realistici, feminine and neuter plural realistice)

  1. realistic

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References edit

  • realistic in Academia Română, Micul dicționar academic, ediția a II-a, Bucharest: Univers Enciclopedic, 2010. →ISBN