unrealistic

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adjective un·re·al·is·tic \ˌən-ˌrē-ə-ˈli-stik\

Definition of unrealistic

  1. :  not realistic :  inappropriate to reality or fact

unrealistically

play \ˌən-ˌrē-ə-ˈli-sti-k(ə-)lē\ adverb

Examples of unrealistic in a Sentence

  1. It's unrealistic to expect so much.

  2. The dialogue in the movie was unrealistic.

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First Known Use of unrealistic

1865


UNREALISTIC Defined for English Language Learners

unrealistic

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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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