Realism – Accepting the way things are; based on facts and what is possible
This was the real him (realism) - he had to accept that this is the way things are.
Examples of realism in a sentence
The scientist always approached his work with a sense of realism and refused to let emotions lead him.
The film reflected a push towards realism and acceptance of the country’s problems.
Offset by her husband’s realism, Martha’s romantic attitude seemed out of place in her practical family.