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reality

EN[riˈæləti] [riˈæləɾi] [-ælɪti]
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  • Reality is the conjectured state of things as they actually exist, rather than as they may appear or might be imagined. In a wider definition, reality includes everything that is and has been, whether or not it is observable or comprehensible.
  • Philosophers, mathematicians, and other ancient and modern thinkers, such as Aristotle, Plato, Frege, Wittgenstein, and Russell, have made a distinction between thought corresponding to reality,
  • Reality is often contrasted with what is imaginary, delusional, (only) in the mind, dreams, what is false, what is fictional, or what is abstract. At the same time, what is abstract plays a role both in everyday life and in academic research.
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    Definition of reality in English Dictionary

  • NounPLrealitiesPREré-SUF-ality
    1. The state of being actual or real.
      1. The reality of the crash scene on TV dawned upon him only when he saw the victim was no actor but his friend. ‎
    2. A real entity, event or other fact.
      1. The ultimate reality of life is that it ends in death. ‎
    3. The entirety of all that is real.
      1. An individual observer's own subjective perception of that which is real.
        1. OBS Loyalty; devotion.
          1. (law) OBS Realty; real estate.
          2. More Examples
            1. Used in the Middle of Sentence
              • Though sexual myths project the image of the black male "pussy bandit," the "player" as the erotic hero leading this life of endless pleasure, behind the mask is the reality of suffering.
              • Although there are traces of improv-comedy slaphappiness here and there, Langer has thought through his thesis and his different levels of reality carefully.
              • When young people first leave home, they often get into financial trouble living beyond their means. It is then that they start to learn some of the harsh realities of life.
          • Part-of-Speech Hierarchy
            1. Nouns
              • Countable nouns
                • Singularia tantum
                  • Uncountable nouns
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              Grammatically, this word "reality" is a noun, more specifically, a countable noun and a singularia tantum.
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