Romney and Santorum are coming out of Michigan bruised—and detached from reality in the eyes of most voters.
As for Obama, he has treated legislative victory as an end in itself while ignoring the reality of actual implementation.
There is a lingering disconnect between the reality of grief and the human perception of it.
Recognize the reality that it is us, men, who are solely responsible for domestic violence against women.
Not long after the Dutch nuptial-nullifying company started gaining publicity, a pilot for a reality show called—what else?
This was in reality the beginning of Mrs. Dean's carefully laid plan.
Yet when we do make them come true, we find the vision sweeter than the reality.
These ideas in a hypocrite appear to be inconsistent, but in reality are not.
The object so meritorious, who can doubt the reality of his professions?
In reality, neither type of mind is complete without the other.
1540s, "quality of being real," from French réalité and directly Medieval Latin realitatem (nominative realitas), from Late Latin realis (see real (adj.)). Meaning "real existence, all that is real" is from 1640s; that of "the real state (of something)" is from 1680s. Sometimes 17c.-18c. also meaning "sincerity." Reality-based attested from 1960. Reality television from 1991.
reality re·al·i·ty (rē-āl'ĭ-tē)
The quality or state of being actual or true.
The totality of all things possessing actuality, existence, or essence.
That which exists objectively and in fact.