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Meaning of REALISTIC

Pronunciation:  `reeu'listik

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [adj]  of or relating to the philosophical doctrine of realism; "a realistic system of thought"
  2. [adj]  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"
  3. [adj]  representing what is real; not abstract or ideal; "realistic portraiture"; "a realistic novel"; "in naturalistic colors"; "the school of naturalistic writers"

REALISTIC is a 9 letter word that starts with R.


 Synonyms: down-to-earth, earthy, graphic, hardheaded, hard-nosed, lifelike, living, naturalistic, pictorial, practical, practical(a), pragmatic, real, representational, true to life(p), true-to-life(a), veridical, virtual(a), vivid
 Antonyms: unrealistic
 See Also: existent, possible



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
\Re`al*is"tic\, a.
Of or pertaining to the realists; in the manner of the
realists; characterized by realism rather than by