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Adjective: realistic  ,ree-u'li-stik
  1. Aware or expressing awareness of things as they really are
    "a realistic description"; "a realistic view of the possibilities"; "a realistic appraisal of our chances"; "the actors tried to create a realistic portrayal of the Africans"
  2. Of or relating to the philosophical doctrine of realism
    "a realistic system of thought"
  3. Representing what is real; not abstract or ideal
    "realistic portraiture"; "a realistic novel";
    - naturalistic

See also: down-to-earth, earthy, existent, graphic, hardheaded, hard-nosed, lifelike, living, pictorial, possible, practical, pragmatic, real, representational, true to life, true-to-life, veridical, virtual, vivid

Antonym: unrealistic

Encyclopedia: Realistic