noun, plural ac·tu·al·i·ties.
QUIZ YOURSELF ON "WAS" VS. "WERE"!
OTHER WORDS FROM actualitynon·ac·tu·al·i·ty, noun, plural non·ac·tu·al·i·ties.
Words nearby actuality
Example sentences from the Web for actuality
In one news report, Carlson referred to Carmichael as “she, or rather he,” said she’s “in actuality a man,” and described her as looking “harried, bedraggled” in a “pink pantsuit” that she’d apparently worn for days.
In actuality, Dustin was a humorous and high-spirited individual whose greatest passion was to make others laugh.Dustin Diamond, best known as Screech from ‘Saved By the Bell,’ dies at 44|Emily Yahr|February 1, 2021|Washington Post
In actuality, there were less than 300 U.S. soldiers in the valley at any given time.Heart of Darkness: Into Afghanistan’s Taliban Valley|Matt Trevithick, Daniel Seckman|November 15, 2014|DAILY BEAST
In actuality, an encounter with a goddess of the underworld is another step in the second cycle of the monomyth.The Walking Dead’s Luke Skywalker: Rick Grimes Is the Perfect Modern-Day Mythical Hero|Regina Lizik|October 28, 2014|DAILY BEAST
But in actuality, the novel contains ample material that points to a real and specific time and place.
To BE is to exist, to have actuality; a BI is a guy or girl with bisexuality.National Scrabble Day: A Poem So You’ll Know All 101 Two-Letter Words|David Bukszpan|April 13, 2013|DAILY BEAST
There is a need to humanize plans that work on paper, in the abstract, but lack touchy-feely elements in actuality.
Find this first, and represent it as soon as you have got the main values, in this way the whole thing will tell as an actuality.The Painter in Oil|Daniel Burleigh Parkhurst
The first regiments were only boys, still unmarried, living in romance rather than actuality.Ways of War and Peace|Delia Austrian
The time of hard grappling with the overwhelming fulness of actuality is over.The History of Modern Painting, Volume 1 (of 4)|Richard Muther
Perforce, because he was born in our horde he stayed with us; but in actuality he was an atavism and his place was elsewhere.Before Adam|Jack London
The "Blind Lead" episode, as related, is presumably a tale of what might have happened—a possibility rather than an actuality.Mark Twain, A Biography, 1835-1910, Complete|Albert Bigelow Paine