Definition of 'unrealistic'
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Liberals are consoling themselves that incoming presidents often set unrealistic goals. Times, Sunday Times (2017)It is unrealistic to expect the young and naive to feel more responsibility for public expenditure than government does. Times, Sunday Times (2016)What was once an unrealistic goal now seems within our grasp. Times, Sunday Times (2015)The model has many other unrealistic features. Infinite in All Directions (1989)Those who cannot manage the unrealistic expectations of some parents should perhaps find an alternative career. Times, Sunday Times (2016)This takes us back to the importance of irrational ideas and unrealistic expectations. Coping with Stress at Work (1988)Widely dismissed by many experts as completely unrealistic. The Sun (2015)And what often costs them dear is an unrealistic view of the numbers. Times, Sunday Times (2006)It is partly to do with unrealistic goals. Times, Sunday Times (2007)It is unrealistic to expect that this will have no impact on your relationship. Coping with Stress at Work (1988)They can offer a completely unrealistic price. Times, Sunday Times (2015)The top four was always an unrealistic expectation. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Is it unrealistic to expect a holiday romance to last? The Sun (2013)But medics say this is unrealistic. The Sun (2015)This driven mom also realized something had to give, and that something was her unrealistic schedule. Christianity Today (2000)Remember that unrealistic goals only set us up for self-loathing and failure. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Isn't there something embarrassingly unrealistic about the fuss made over a couple of decent performances and acceptable results in recent days? Times, Sunday Times (2011)TV and Hollywood do a good job of entertaining but often portray an unrealistic view. The Sun (2011)MEDICAL dramas are attacked by a doc who says they're unrealistic. The Sun (2009)She says: 'This is unrealistic for many people. Times, Sunday Times (2007)Indeed the large insurance groups et al which allow these unrealistic sums to be paid are in many ways making the UK less competitive by the year. Times, Sunday Times (2011)
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Translations for 'unrealistic'
British English: unrealistic /ˌʌnrɪəˈlɪstɪk/ ADJECTIVE
If you say that someone is being unrealistic, you mean that they do not recognize the truth about a situation, especially about the difficulties involved.
...their unrealistic view of parenthood.
- American English: unrealistic
- Arabic: غَيْرُ وَاقِعِيّ
- Brazilian Portuguese: pouco realista
- Chinese: 不现实的
- Croatian: nerealističan
- Czech: nerealistický
- Danish: urealistisk
- Dutch: onrealistisch
- European Spanish: poco realista
- Finnish: epärealistinen
- French: irréaliste
- German: unrealistisch
- Greek: μη ρεαλιστικός
- Italian: irrealistico
- Japanese: 非現実的な
- Korean: 비현실적인
- Norwegian: urealistisk
- Polish: nierealistyczny
- European Portuguese: pouco realista
- Romanian: nerealist
- Russian: нереалистичный
- Spanish: poco realista
- Swedish: orealistisk
- Thai: ไม่เป็นจริง
- Turkish: gerçeklerle bağdaşmayan
- Ukrainian: нереалістичний
- Vietnamese: không thực tế
Definition of unrealistic from the Collins English Dictionary
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