Definition of unrealistic in English:


Line breaks: un|real¦is¦tic
Pronunciation: /ˌʌnrɪəˈlɪstɪk


Not realistic: it was unrealistic to expect changes to be made overnight
More example sentences
  • It can, admittedly, be hard to distinguish between being idealistic and being unrealistic.
  • He said it was unrealistic to expect tempers not to flare, given the sporting history between the two schools.
  • I suppose good parents strive for perfection, which is unrealistic and unnecessary.
impractical, impracticable, unworkable, unfeasible, non-viable;
unreasonable, irrational, illogical, senseless, silly, improbable, impossible, foolish, fanciful, wild, absurd, delusory, quixotic;
informal half-baked, crazy, potty
unlifelike, non-realistic, unreal-looking, non-naturalistic, unnatural, non-representational, unrepresentative, abstract



More example sentences
  • But it strikes me as hypocrisy that the market is allowed to become unrealistically overbought, but has to be slapped back into line when it is, reputedly, critically oversold.
  • Characters were only permitted to speak in an unrealistically prim fashion, bare flesh was out of the question and certain political or sexual themes were completely taboo.
  • While the movement is unrealistically static in the hospital scenes, the ‘memory’ sequences are wonderfully effective.

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