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Synonyms for reality
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Princeton's WordNet

  1. world, reality(noun)

    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"

    globe, humankind, public, human race, earthly concern, man, cosmos, humanity, world, creation, macrocosm, universe, worldly concern, populace, human beings, mankind, existence, realism, humans, realness, earth, domain

    unreality, irreality

  2. reality, realness, realism(noun)

    the state of being actual or real

    "the reality of his situation slowly dawned on him"

    realism, naive realism, world, naturalism, realness, pragmatism

    unreality, irreality

  3. reality(noun)

    the state of the world as it really is rather than as you might want it to be

    "businessmen have to face harsh realities"

    realism, world, realness

    irreality, unreality

  4. reality(noun)

    the quality possessed by something that is real

    realism, world, realness

    unreality, irreality


  1. reality(noun)

    actuality, real world

  2. reality(noun)

    The state of being actual or real.

    The reality of the crash scene on TV dawned upon him only when he saw the victim was no actor but his friend.

    real world, actuality

  3. reality(noun)

    A real entity, event or other fact.

    The ultimate reality of life is it ends in death.

    real world, actuality

  4. reality(noun)

    The entirety of all that is real.

    actuality, real world

  5. reality(noun)

    An individual observer's own subjective perception of that which is real.

    actuality, real world

English Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. reality

    Truth is primarily and verity is always a quality of thought or speech, especially of speech, as in exact conformity to fact. Veracity is properly a quality of a person, the habit of speaking and the disposition to speak the truth; a habitual liar may on some occasions speak the truth, but that does not constitute him a man of veracity; on the other hand, a person of undoubted veracity may state (through ignorance or misinformation) what is not the truth. Truthfulness is a quality that may inhere either in a person or in his statements or beliefs. Candor, frankness, honesty, and ingenuousness are allied with veracity, and verity with truth, while truthfulness may accord with either. Truth in a secondary sense may be applied to intellectual action or moral character, in the former case becoming a close synonym of veracity; as, I know him to be a man of truth.

    Compare synonyms for DECEPTION.

    candor, frankness, honesty, ingenuousness, truth, truthfulness, veracity, verity

    deceit, deception, delusion, duplicity, error, fabrication, falsehood, falseness, falsity, fiction, guile, imposture, lie, mendacity, untruth

Complete Dictionary of Synonyms and Antonyms

  1. reality

    verity, substance, truth, existence, genuineness, substantiality

    fiction, falsehood, untruth, hypothesis, supposition, image, fancy, shadow, figment, fabrication, insubstantiality, emptiness, hollowness, chimera, unreality

Editors Contribution

  1. having existence

    Submitted by rinat on September 10, 2019  

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. reality(n.)

    truth, verity, actuality, fact, actual existence, matter of fact

  2. reality(n.)

    (Law.) realty, immobility

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases:

    fact, realities, truth, realistic, practice, actuality, realism, situation, actual

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