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synonyms for unrealistic

  • impossible
  • impractical
  • improbable
  • quixotic
  • silly
  • unreal
  • unworkable
  • blue-sky
  • floating
  • gone
  • half-baked
  • impracticable
  • ivory-tower
  • nonrealistic
  • nonsensical
  • not applicable
  • not sensible
  • on cloud nine
  • reachy
  • romantic
  • starry-eyed
  • theoretical

antonyms for unrealistic

MOST RELEVANT
  • believable
  • possible
  • practical
  • sensible
  • tenable
  • pragmatic
  • realistic
  • reasonable
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How to use unrealistic in a sentence

While its titular goal is utterly unrealistic, it's also directionally correct.
AMERICA'S CITIES ARE FACING AN IMMIGRATION DEFICITFELIX SALMONSEPTEMBER 17, 2020AXIOS
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.
WHY YOU SHOULD VOTE AS EARLY AS POSSIBLE (AND HOW TO DO IT)JOHN KENNEDYSEPTEMBER 17, 2020POPULAR-SCIENCE
Flyvjberg said the IOC was being unrealistic in the level it sets contingency provisions.
WANT TO HOST THE OLYMPICS? PLAN TO GO OVER BUDGETFIONA ZUBLINSEPTEMBER 14, 2020OZY
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.
DARK MATTER CLUMPS IN GALAXY CLUSTERS BEND LIGHT SURPRISINGLY WELLMARIA TEMMINGSEPTEMBER 10, 2020SCIENCE NEWS
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.
SMART WATCHES COULD DO MORE FOR WHEELCHAIR USERSJOHN LOEPPKYSEPTEMBER 4, 2020FIVETHIRTYEIGHT
The idea that a school can contain the virus while it’s running rampant across the country is unrealistic.
DONALD TRUMP HAS FAILED TO PROTECT ME AND OTHER STUDENTS FROM COVID-19JAKEMETHSEPTEMBER 3, 2020FORTUNE
For some buyers, the job has become more difficult not only due to the continued uncertainty and constant replanning but unrealistic expectations from clients.
‘SEEMINGLY NONSTOP’: CONSTANT REQUESTS TO REPLAN AND RETOOL CAMPAIGNS IS GETTING TO MEDIA BUYERSKRISTINA MONLLOSSEPTEMBER 2, 2020DIGIDAY
That just ratchets up the pressure and creates this environment where there are unrealistic expectations for everybody all the time.
‘THE DOLLAR AMOUNT ISN’T WORTH THE MENTAL TOLL’: CONFESSIONS OF A MEDIA BUYER ON THE PRESSURE TO KEEP PERFORMANCE UP AMID THE PANDEMICKRISTINA MONLLOSAUGUST 25, 2020DIGIDAY
We’re optimistic that the pandemic could be a catalyst for some of the changes the players are advocating, even if many of their demands appear a little too unrealistic to be realized without more economic pressure.
WILL THE POWER FIVE TRY TO POWER THROUGH?SARAH SHACHATAUGUST 4, 2020FIVETHIRTYEIGHT
By 1965, Niss says, most physicists had come around to Lenz and Ising’s arrows, even as they wondered how a physically unrealistic picture could nail such specific details.
THE CARTOON PICTURE OF MAGNETS THAT HAS TRANSFORMED SCIENCECHARLIE WOODJUNE 24, 2020QUANTA MAGAZINE
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WORDS RELATED TO UNREALISTIC

  • chimeral
  • chimerical
  • delusive
  • delusory
  • fanciful
  • fantastic
  • fantastical
  • hallucinatory
  • illusive
  • illusory
  • imagined
  • made-up
  • notional
  • phantasmagoric
  • phantasmal
  • phantasmic
  • unreal
  • unrealistic
  • visionary
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.