Definition of Real life

1. Noun. The practical world as opposed to the academic world. "A good consultant must have a lot of experience in the real world"

Exact synonyms: Real World
Generic synonyms: Reality, World



Definition of Real life

1. Noun. Life outside of a contrived or fantastical environment; often used in comparison to events depicted in drama. ¹

2. Noun. (by extension sometimes capitalized) Life outside the Internet. ¹

3. Noun. (by extension) Pressing day-to-day commitments: ''real life intervened''. ¹

4. Adjective. Not fictional; actually happening or capable of happening. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Real Life

real capital
real capitals
real deal
real estate
real estate agent
real estate broker
real estate development
real estate developments
real estate loan
real estate owned
real focus
real function
real gone
real gross national product
real image
real life (current term)
real line
real lives
real matrix
real men don't eat quiche
real mode
real number
real number line
real number system
real numbers
real part
real parts
real plane
real presence
real properties

Literary usage of Real life

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1. The Life and Strange Surprizing Adventures of Robinson Crusoe, of York by Daniel Defoe (1790)
"... than a real life. Few of our writers have excelled De Foe in this kind of biographical narration, the great qualities of which are, to attract by the ..."

2. The Living Age by Making of America Project, Eliakim Littell, Robert S. Littell (1868)
"Men do not talk in blank verse in real life, nor utter their inmost thoughts in stage " asides," meant to be heard by the back rows of a distant audience, ..."

3. Shakspere and His Forerunners: Studies in Elizabethan Poetry and Its by Sidney Lanier (1902)
"Every drama must of necessity always differ enormously rom real life, because in the drama the action must be mainly >ld by the words of the dramatis ..."

4. Shakspere and His Forerunners: Studies in Elizabethan Poetry and Its by Sidney Lanier, Henry Wysham Lanier (1908)
"Every drama must of necessity always differ enormously from real life, because in the drama the action must be mainly told by the words of the dramatis ..."

5. A History of Criticism and Literary Taste in Europe from the Earliest Texts by George Saintsbury (1917)
"Nay, " real" in the phrase "real life" is itself a wholly treacherous and 1 This (chap, xvi., not long after the mother tongue. But it shows know- beginning ..."

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