interested in, concerned with, or based on what is real or practical: a realistic estimate of costs; a realistic planner.
pertaining to, characterized by, or given to the representation in literature or art of things as they really are: a realistic novel.
resembling or simulating real life: a duck hunter skilled at making realistic decoys.
Philosophy. of or relating to realists or realism.
Origin of realistic
Synonyms for realistic
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Examples from the Web for semi-realistic
Contemporary Examples of semi-realistic
Tiger Lily and her tribe, however, were outfitted in semi-realistic outfits (read: nearly naked).‘Peter Pan Live!’ Review: No Amount of Clapping Brings It to Life
December 5, 2014
showing awareness and acceptance of reality
practical or pragmatic rather than ideal or moral
(of a book, film, etc) depicting or emphasizing what is real and actual rather than abstract or ideal
of or relating to philosophical realism
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