Definition of unrealistic
: not realistic : inappropriate to reality or fact
unrealisticallyplay \ˌən-ˌrē-ə-ˈli-sti-k(ə-)lē\ adverb
Examples of unrealistic in a Sentence
It's unrealistic to expect so much.
The dialogue in the movie was unrealistic.
Recent Examples of unrealistic from the Web
Most porn is meant to be a fantasy, an unrealistic fantasy at that.
The Boston Celtics are still waiting to hear back from the Indiana Pacers concerning Paul George, but consider the team's current demand for George unrealistic.
But Hanne points out pushing intersex people into gender roles forces unrealistic expectations on them.
Jokes aside, Rhimes makes a powerful point in a world where unrealistic body ideals are everywhere and a person's size is often linked to their value.
The first major change to Barbie’s body in Mattel history came after slumping sales proved millennial parents believed the doll — and her impossibly thin waist — set unrealistic expectations for their daughters.
That’s good to inspire people, but sometimes that can get to be a little bit of an unrealistic expectation to set for all of society to be constantly confident and strong.
The sisters are frustrated by criticism that romance creates unrealistic expectations.
For some industry insiders, unrealistic expectations are at the heart of Uber’s crisis.
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First Known Use of unrealistic
UNREALISTIC Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of unrealistic for English Language Learners
: not able to see things as they really are
: based on what is wanted or hoped for rather than on what is possible or likely : not sensible and appropriate
: not showing people and things as they are in real life
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