Pronunciation of Realistic
/ɹi͡əlˈɪstɪk/, /ɹiəlˈɪstɪk/, /ɹ_iə_l_ˈɪ_s_t_ɪ_k/
Antonyms for realistic:
fake, nonrepresentational, surreal, fanciful, wild, phantasmagorical, surrealistic, romantic, insane, sham, unsuspicious, false, chimerical, phony, delusive, visionary, fantastic, mock, unrealistic, phantasmagoric, nonrealistic, unnatural.
Synonyms for realistic:
de facto, bona fide, unarguable, dependable, true-life, believable, well-founded, definitive, foursquare, objectively, well-informed, unanswerable, undeniable, good-tempered, well-advised, authoritative, practically, sure, gritty, cut-and-dried, coherent, moderation, decidedly, truly, even-tempered, categorical, genuine, collected, discriminating, responsibly, earthbound, informed, apparent, advisable, well-grounded, justifiable, indisputable, Cast iron, unflappable, pragmatical, philosophical, cogent, certifiable, verifiable, poised, Clear-headed, factual, realistically, Grounded, confirmed, categorically, centred, definitely, undisputed, politic, tenable, well-documented, squarely, unchallenged, unquestioned, square with, determinate, steady, unromantic, easily, ironclad, centered, concrete, Cool-headed, physically, undoubted, healthy, incontestable, logical, hands down, sensibly, incontrovertible, plausible, businesslike, level-headed, physical, imperturbable, tough-minded, proactive, hard-edged, irrefutable, enlightened, definite, pragmatist, certified, honest-to-goodness, rationally, reality check.
sensible, matter-of-fact (adjective)
Sense 1 (noun)
Sense 2 (noun)
Sense 3 (noun)
Sense 4 (noun)
Usage examples for realistic:
- This country has a practical, realistic program of action for meeting this challenge. - "Complete State of the Union Addresses from 1790 to the Present", Various.
- There was something more to do in this line, and the Elizabethan drama offers innumerable examples of it; but it is not so well known that in the time of Shakespeare, there were in circulation, besides romantic and chivalrous tales, regular realistic novels, the main object of which was to paint to the life ordinary men and characters. - "The English Novel in the Time of Shakespeare", J. J. Jusserand.
- Then there sounded under one of the store's rear windows a most realistic crash of glass. - "The High School Boys' Fishing Trip", H. Irving Hancock.