adjective /ˌɹiːjəˈlɪstɪk/
a) Expressed or represented as being accurate.

A realistic appraisal of the situation.

b) Relating to the representation of objects, actions or conditions as they actually are or were.

A realistic novel about the Victorian poor.

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