Expressed or represented as being accurate, practicable, or not idealistic.
‘A realistic appraisal of the situation.’;
Relating to the representation of objects, actions or conditions as they actually are or were.
‘A realistic novel about the Victorian poor.’;
Of or pertaining to the realists; in the manner of the realists; characterized by realism rather than by imagination.
aware or expressing awareness of things as they really are;
‘a realistic description’; ‘a realistic view of the possibilities’; ‘a realistic appraisal of our chances’; ‘the actors tried to create a realistic portrayal of the Africans’;
representing what is real; not abstract or ideal;
‘realistic portraiture’; ‘a realistic novel’; ‘in naturalistic colors’; ‘the school of naturalistic writers’;
of or relating to the philosophical doctrine of realism;
‘a realistic system of thought’;
having or showing a sensible and practical idea of what can be achieved or expected
‘I thought we had a realistic chance of winning’;
representing things in a way that is accurate and true to life
‘a realistic human drama’;