unrealistically


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un·re·al·is·tic

 (ŭn′rē-ə-lĭs′tĭk)
adj.
Not compatible with reality or fact; unreasonably idealistic: unrealistic expectations.

un′re·al·is′ti·cal·ly adv.

unrealistically

(ˌʌnrɪəˈlɪstɪkəlɪ)
adv
in a manner that is not realistic
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adv.1.unrealistically - in an unrealistic mannerunrealistically - in an unrealistic manner; "his expectations were unrealistically high"
realistically - in a realistic manner; "let's look at the situation realistically"
Translations

unrealistically

[ˈʌnrɪəˈlɪstɪkəlɪ] ADV the prices are unrealistically highlos precios son tan altos que no son realistas

unrealistically

[ˌʌnrɪəˈlɪstɪkəli] adv [speak, describe] → de manière irréaliste
unrealistically high expectations → des attentes complètement irréalistes

unrealistically

adv high, lowunrealistisch; optimisticunangemessen
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