reality

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reality

Plural
realities

  1. (countable) Reality is what actually is. Reality is what is real.
    I'm sure you'd like to get everything you want for free, but that isn't reality.
    What you see on television is often very far from reality.
    He lost contact with reality because of his mental illness.
  2. (countable) If some kinds of psychology and philosophy reality is whatever you experience; what seems real to you.
    The therapist insists I shouldn't think my reality is the same as hers.
  3. (countable) If you get a dose of reality you learn the truth and what things are like for most people.
    He needs a dose of reality to get him out of his naive ways.

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