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
State Sen. Frank Wagner, a longtime lawmaker who sits on the state senate’s budget committee, said Gillespie’s plan is unrealistic and would leave a hold in the state budget that would threaten the state’s vaunted AAA bond rating.
The backstage set is limited and unrealistic and the directors feel tentative in using it.
Creativity can be either innovative or unrealistic.
Nose-bleed tuition hikes and unrealistic expectations share the blame too.
In recent years, those appropriations bills have often failed to pass out of the House, frustrating committee members who feel their colleagues have given them unrealistic spending targets only to abandon them on tough votes later on.
That was better than its initial estimate of a 0.7 percent rate but far below President Donald Trump's growth targets, which most economists consider unrealistic.
Yet Francisca Porchas, one of Puente’s organizers, worried about setting an unrealistic precedent with its membership.
That could create unrealistic expectations for consumers.
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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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