Definition for reality

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Second, the recent surge looks relatively large compared to the spring spike — but in reality, it’s probably smaller.

From Vox

In the 1940s, trailblazing physicists stumbled upon the next layer of reality.

It’s still a ways off, but if companies like Wildtype can make their vision a reality, people, animals, and the planet will all be better off for it.

The reality, though, can flower into all kinds of weirdness.

From Ozy

In many ways, it feels like Americans increasingly live in two different realities.

But if Democrats are faced with the reality of a glut of qualified candidates, Republicans are assembling more of a fantasy team.

That is a reality that still eats at Grace Castro and Yvonne Lozoya.

His hero, Bruce Springsteen, is a gazillionaire, but he still manages to come across as a regular guy, so perception is reality.

He was a dreamer, an idealist, grounded in the reality he observed around him.

I mean, the reality of it was, I had to go out and get on a horse, and ride in, shoot the gun — how hard was that, right?

The intensity of his sensations seemed inexplicable, unless some reality, some truth, lay behind them.

With less intelligent children traces of this tendency to take pictorial representation for reality may appear as late as four.

Thus they become accustomed to act as christians, to become so in reality in his time.

Isaacson thought what the world would say, and suddenly he knew the reality of his affection for Nigel.

In reality he was annoyed at having old Monsieur Farival, who considered himself the better sailor of the two.


On this page you'll find 74 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to reality, such as: existence, matter, phenomenon, realism, real world, and sensibility.

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