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Realistic Meaning and Definition from WordNet (r) 2.0
    realistic adj
  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" [ant: unrealistic]
  2. representing what is real; not abstract or ideal; "realistic portraiture"; "a realistic novel"; "in naturalistic colors"; "the school of naturalistic writers" [syn: naturalistic]
  3. of or relating to the philosophical doctrine of realism; "a realistic system of thought"
Realistic Meaning and Definition from Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)
    Realistic \Re`al*is"tic\, a. Of or pertaining to the realists; in the manner of the realists; characterized by realism rather than by imagination.
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  • Realistic: Realistic may refer to: Realism (arts) Realistic (brand), a former RadioShack brand used to market audio electronics-

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* The Soviet government is the most realistic regime in the world-no ideals. - Golda Meir

* We have been taught to believe that negative equals realistic and positive equals unrealistic. - Susan Jeffers

* I never have a realistic sense of self. I either think everything I do is terrible and I'm the worst guy on the planet, or from time to time I'll think I'm the greatest gift to music and the coolest guy who ever lived, but that happens maybe an hour out of the week. Some days I'm more concerned with how my hair looks than what my guitar sounds like. - Dave Navarro


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