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
The public will remain horrified at the thought of giving up any benefits, no matter how unrealistic those promises may be.
That's probably a bit unrealistic for typical conditions in the back yard.
If this were a movie script, a director would scribble too unrealistic.
Most porn is meant to be a fantasy, an unrealistic fantasy at that.
Gilead said that the state's predictions of the budget impact are unrealistic, based on the idea that the entire infected population could be screened, treated and connected to treatment in a year.
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.
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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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