WORD – 46

Realistic .

When something is realistic, it means that it is based on reality, and is sensible and practical.


  • You can’t change your complete lifestyle overnight; you have to be realistic when setting personal goals.
  • You can’t expect people to do exactly what you want them to do; your expectations should be realistic.
  • It is difficult for a creative and imaginative author to write realistic stories.

WHEN & HOW to use this word .

When you are talking about something that is based on reality, is sensible and practical.

Examples .

  • Oh come on! Be realistic!
  • You are not being realistic!
  • We must set realistic goals for ourselves.
  • The story of this movie is different, but it is still realistic.
  • Is this a realistic strategy?