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reality

noun

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1 something that actually exists
  • the ambition to make his dreams a reality

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2 the fact of being or of being real
  • no one denies the reality of electricity, though few people understand it fully

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3 the quality of being actual
  • the reality of the situation finally dawned on her and she sat down in stunned silence

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4 one that has a real and independent existence
  • you'll need to cope with a whole new set of realities once you've become a parent

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The first known use of reality was in 1550

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“Reality.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/reality. Accessed 16 Aug. 2022.

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