Bedeutung von “reality” im Essential American English Dictionary

reality

noun [ no plural ] us /riˈæl·ɪ·t̬i/

the way things or situations really are and not the way you would like them to be:

Listening to music is my escape from reality.
He may seem charming but in reality he’s actually quite unpleasant.

(Definition von “reality” aus dem Webster's Essential Mini Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)