English noun: reality
|1.||reality (cognition) all of your experiences that determine how things appear to you|
|Samples||His world was shattered.|
We live in different worlds.
For them demons were as much a part of reality as trees were.
|Narrower (hyponym)||real life, real world|
|2.||reality (state) the state of being actual or real|
|Samples||The reality of his situation slowly dawned on him.|
|Attribute||existent, real, unreal|
|3.||reality (state) the state of the world as it really is rather than as you might want it to be|
|Samples||Businessmen have to face harsh realities.|
|4.||reality (attribute) the quality possessed by something that is real|
|Broader (hypernym)||corporality, corporeality, materiality, physicalness|