HyperDic: reality

English > 4 senses of the word reality:
NOUNcognitionreality, worldall of your experiences that determine how things appear to you
statereality, realness, realismthe state of being actual or real
staterealitythe state of the world as it really / really is rather than as you might want it to be
attributerealitythe quality possessed by something that is real
reality > pronunciation
Soundsriyae'lahtiy
Rhymesability ... zloty: 638 rhymes with tiy...
English > reality: 4 senses > noun 1, cognition
MeaningAll of your experiences that determine how things appear to you.
Example "for them demons were as much a part of reality as trees were"
Synonymworld
Narrowerreal world, real lifeThe practical world as opposed to the academic world
BroaderexperienceThe content of direct observation or participation in an event
Spanishmundo, realidad
Catalanmón, realitat
English > reality: 4 senses > noun 2, state
MeaningThe state of being actual or real.
Example"the reality of his situation slowly dawned on him"
Synonymsrealness, realism
Attributesreal, existentBeing or occurring in fact or actuality
unreallacking in reality or substance or genuineness
NarrowerfactAn event known to have happened or something known to have existed
BroaderactualityThe state of actually existing objectively
Oppositeunreality, irrealityThe state of being insubstantial or imaginary
Spanishrealidad, realismo
Catalanrealisme, realitat
Adjectivesrealbeing or occurring in fact or actuality
realcoinciding with reality
realnot to be taken lightly
realbeing or reflecting the essential or genuine character of something
English > reality: 4 senses > noun 3, state
MeaningThe state of the world as it really / really is rather than as you might want it to be.
NarrowerhistoricalnessThe state of having in fact existed in the past
BroaderactualityThe state of actually existing objectively
Spanishrealidad
Catalanrealitat
Adjectivesrealbeing or occurring in fact or actuality
realcapable of being treated as fact
realnot to be taken lightly
realbeing or reflecting the essential or genuine character of something
English > reality: 4 senses > noun 4, attribute
MeaningThe quality possessed by something that is real.
Broadermateriality, physicalness, corporeality, corporalityThe quality of being physical
OppositeunrealityThe quality possessed by something that is unreal
Adjectivesrealhaving substance or capable of being treated as fact

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