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adjective as in existing in reality

noun as in life as lived in the real world

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Example Sentences

The Real-Life ‘Downton’ Millionairesses Who Changed BritainBy Tim Teeman Lady Grantham of ‘Downton Abbey’ is far from an anomaly.

And yet as Robert Ward discovered, Marvin—for all of his larger-than-life machismo—was surprising in real life.

Just as in real life, you can come to live with grief, so Amelia and Sam do at the end of the film.

Does each character have one in real life that inspired it, or are they from your imagination?

Much like the TV show Breaking Bad, the Mexican Mafia are real life methamphetamine kingpins.

Ah, how many hearts would rejoice if it were as easy to return on the track of Time in real life as it is to do so in a tale!

Valmond stood watching intently, and the people were very still, for this seemed like real life, and no burlesque.

They were both taken up, and then taken down, and recovered according to the usual custom in romances and real life.

"The beautiful shines through the dreariness, as it does in the real life people live," he objected, stubbornly.

The Doctor thought this a capital idea for a vaudeville, but poor enough in real life, and doubted my success.


On this page you'll find 28 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to real-life, such as: actual, authentic, concrete, corporal, corporeal, and honest.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.