: the quality or state of being real
a (1) : a real event, entity, or state of affairs <his dream became a reality> (2) : the totality of real things and events <trying to escape from reality>
b : something that is neither derivative nor dependent but exists necessarily
: television programming that features videos of actual occurrences (as a police chase, stunt, or natural disaster) —often used attributively <reality TV>
Examples of REALITY
- the difference between fiction and reality
- The reality is that we can't afford to buy a house.
- He used television as an escape from reality.
- They made the plan a reality.
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