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Synonyms of 'unrealistic'

(adjective) 
Definition
not accepting the facts of a situation and not dealing with them in a practical way
their unrealistic expectations of parenthood
Synonyms
impractical
With regularly scheduled airlines, sea travel became impractical.
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romantic
He has a romantic view of rural society.
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theoretical
theoretical physics
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half-baked (informal)
another half-baked scheme that isn't going to work
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quixotic
She had a quixotic attitude towards life.
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starry-eyed
Opposites
(adjective) 
Definition
not true to life
an unrealistic portrayal
Synonyms
unauthentic
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non-naturalistic
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unlifelike

Additional synonyms

in the sense of half-baked
Definition
poorly planned
another half-baked scheme that isn't going to work
Synonyms
crazy (informal),
loopy (informal),
ill-conceived,
crackpot (informal),
unformed,
poorly planned,
harebrained,
dumb-ass (slang),
unthought out or through
in the sense of impracticable
Definition
unsuitable for a desired use
in the sense of quixotic
Definition
unrealistically optimistic or chivalrous
She had a quixotic attitude towards life.

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