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English definition of “realistically”

realistically

adverb     /ˌrɪəˈlɪs.tɪ.kəl.i/ US  /ˌriː.ə-/
C2 according to the facts and what is possible: Realistically speaking, he hadn't a hope, but that didn't stop him trying.Wise and sensible C1 in a way that seems as if it exists: He was made up very realistically to look like an old woman.True, real, false, and unreal
(Definition of realistically adverb from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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