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While its titular goal is utterly unrealistic, it's also directionally correct.

From Axios

Unfortunately, this idyllic portrayal of Election Day is unrealistic, and not just because the sun is an emotionless ball of hot plasma that will incinerate you if you get too close.

Flyvjberg said the IOC was being unrealistic in the level it sets contingency provisions.

From Ozy

That may lead to a new understanding of the physics in these turbulent environments, and help determine whether unrealistic simulations are to blame for this dark matter mystery.

If the data on wheelchair users isn’t accurate, whatever recommendations come out of those studies might not help disabled users — and could even make fitness harder for them if they set unrealistic expectations.

Expectations, reasonable or unrealistic, remain so even if we impose them on ourselves.

It's not unrealistic to think they might have had a love affair if he had wanted it or known how to ask.

One of the most romantic—and, some would say, unrealistic—phenomena of American culture is the concept of “the one.”

Barbie is an unrealistic, unhealthy, insulting representation of female appearance.

He made only one unrealistic request as he sought to keep others from becoming infected and began a fight for his life.

I had been prepared for some of what Hartenstein had called unrealistic beliefs, but nothing as fantastic as this.

So I decided to explore his unrealistic beliefs about the state of affairs in Europe.

Such deviations were as unrealistic and sterile as Blanquism, against which the nineteenth century Marxists inveighed so heavily.

They are not as small as unrealistic persons claiming superior private information would demand.

By the 1690's, another type of heroic drama, equally unrealistic but tinged with sentimentality, was enjoying a certain success.


On this page you'll find 42 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to unrealistic, such as: impossible, impractical, improbable, quixotic, silly, and unreal.

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