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Noun
/rēˈalətē/,
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realities, plural;
  1. The world or the state of things as they actually exist, as opposed to an idealistic or notional idea of them
    • - he refuses to face reality
    • - Laura was losing touch with reality
  2. A thing that is actually experienced or seen, esp. when this is grim or problematic
    • - the harsh realities of life in a farming community
    • - the law ignores the reality of the situation
  3. A thing that exists in fact, having previously only existed in one's mind
    • - the paperless office may yet become a reality
  4. The quality of being lifelike or resembling an original
    • - the reality of Marryat's detail
  5. Relating to reality TV
    • - a reality show
  6. The state or quality of having existence or substance
    • - youth, when death has no reality
  7. Existence that is absolute, self-sufficient, or objective, and not subject to human decisions or conventions


  1. world: all of your experiences that determine how things appear to you; "his world was shattered"; "we live in different worlds"; "for them demons were as much a part of reality as trees were"
  2. the state of being actual or real; "the reality of his situation slowly dawned on him"
  3. the state of the world as it really is rather than as you might want it to be; "businessmen have to face harsh realities"
  4. the quality possessed by something that is real
  5. Reality is the state of things as they actually exist, rather than as they may appear or may be thought to be. In its widest definition, reality includes everything that is and has being, whether or not it is observable or comprehensible.
  6. Reality is an album by the British singer-songwriter David Bowie, released in 2003. The album was well received by fans and critics and was one of Bowie's most critically acclaimed albums since Scary Monsters (and Super Creeps), alongside Heathen. It is his latest album to date.
  7. Reality is Dream's second album. It features production by such heavyweights as Scott Storch, Diddy, Darkchild, and the The Underdogs. It was completed by and set to be released in 2003 but never hit retail stores due to lack of promotion. ...
  8. This is the only EP released by G.G.F.H.. It was released just under a year after the album, Eclipse, and was the last release to feature the murkier, industrial sound.
  9. Reality is a 1974 album by jazz bassist Monk Montgomery, one of his three solo albums. It was released on Philadelphia International Records.
  10. Reality is a song performed by English singer Richard Sanderson, as title theme to the soundtrack to the 1980 French film La Boum. It was composed by Vladimir Cosma, written by Jeff Jordan and produced by Pierre Richard Muller. ...
  11. The state of being actual or real; A real entity, event or other fact; The entirety of all that is real; An individual observer's own subjective perception of that which is real
  12. the solid objects, the real things of life; the degree of agreement reached by two people. See also ARC triangle.
  13. if regarded from the empirical perspective, this refers to the ordinary world of nature; if regarded from the transcendental perspective, it refers to the transcendent realm of the noumenon.
  14. that which appears to be. Reality is fundamentally agreement — what we agree to be real is real.
  15. What we perceive as reality is a tiny detail from the field of possibilities surging around us which our nervous system has realized through computation. If all reality is a computation from possibilities, then "reality" is a threshold value.
  16. a Truth of all existence which is greater and more abiding than all its formations and manifestations; behind the appearance of the universe is the Reality of an infinite existence, an infinite consciousness, an infinite force and will, an infinite delight of being. [Integral Yoga]
  17. 1 The immediate, subjectively relative environment you happen to find yourself in at any moment. 2 An abstract set scientific or spiritual constructs adopted or developed to explain your own existence.
  18. s. paramattha. - Vision and knowledge according to r.- s. vipassanā 15.
  19. When it is convenient, bringing in the actual item can help students remember the word better and allows for a hands-on experience. You can also use this to introduce step-by-step concepts, like how to play a card game or run a computer program.
  20. "Reality is that which, when you stop believing in it, doesn't go away." Philip K. Dick.
  21. That which the individual believes to be so in the external world. A state in which a person's map is a close enough approximation to the external world for the individual's impact on the world to produce evidence of well formed outcomes.
  22. Everything that exists; "the whole show"; God and everything created by God, including relationships, concepts, ideas, persons, material and immaterial substances. The whole of actual being.
  23. A MultiValue database management system.
  24. That which we can (1) predict and control or (2) know that we can neither predict nor control. Our thoughts and perceptions are always real but not the models we create about what causes our thoughts and perceptions. Solely that which is true is real. ...
  25. The degree of agreement reached by two ends of a communication line. In essence, it is the degree of duplication achieved between cause and effect. That which is real is real simply because it is agreed upon, and for no other reason.