Synonyms and Antonyms of actuality
1 the fact of being or of being real <the actuality of the Abominable Snowman is not taken seriously by scientists> Synonyms existence, corporality, corporeality, reality, subsistence, thingnessRelated Words genuineness, realness; activity, animation, life; currency, presence, prevalenceNear Antonyms absence, dearth, lack, want; potentiality, virtualityAntonyms inexistence, nonbeing, nonexistence, nothingness, unreality
2 the quality of being actual <the actuality of equal opportunity depends on more than just having laws that supposedly ensure it> Synonyms fact, factuality, materiality, realityRelated Words authenticity, genuineness, truth, verityNear Antonyms fancy, fantasy (also phantasy), fiction, fictitiousness; dreaminess, surrealityAntonyms irreality, unreality
3 the state of being actual or complete <the actuality of a manned flight to the moon would never have been believed a hundred years ago> Synonyms accomplishment, achievement, fruition, actualization, attainment, consummation, fulfillment (or fulfilment), pass, realizationRelated Words success, triumphNear Antonyms defeat, failure, fizzle, nonsuccessAntonyms naught (also nought), nonfulfillment
4 something that actually exists <these estimated tax revenues, from casinos that have yet to be built, are being treated as actualities> Synonyms fact, case, materiality, realityRelated Words certainty, inevitability; circumstance, event, occurrence, phenomenon; element, item, particular, thingNear Antonyms eventuality, possibility, potentiality, probabilityAntonyms fantasy (also phantasy), fiction, illusion
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