But in actuality, the novel contains ample material that points to a real and specific time and place.
In actuality, an encounter with a goddess of the underworld is another step in the second cycle of the monomyth.
In actuality the trading groups were generating profits and the company had enormous potential.
There is a need to humanize plans that work on paper, in the abstract, but lack touchy-feely elements in actuality.
To BE is to exist, to have actuality; a BI is a guy or girl with bisexuality.
He went about absorbed in the interest and the actuality of this dream.
Its hardness, solidity, and actuality could not be gainsaid.
Growing and growth are the same fact expanded in actuality or telescoped in thought.
We must therefore also have Rest Camps in name if not in actuality.
But further, granted that neither factor in itself produces any actuality, which is normally the weightier of the two factors?
late 14c., "power, efficacy," from Old French actualite and directly from Medieval Latin actualitatem (nominative actualitas), from Late Latin actualis (see actual). A Latin loan-translation of Greek energeia. Meaning "state of being real" is from 1670s (actualities "existing conditions" is from 1660s).
Mod. use of actuality in the sense of realism, contact with the contemporary, is due to Fr. actualité, from actuel, which does not mean actual, real, but now existing, up to date. [Weekley]