1.Definition: aware or expressing awareness of things as they really are
"A realistic description", "A realistic view of the possibilities", "A realistic appraisal of our chances", "The actors tried to create a realistic portrayal of the Africans"
2.Definition: of or relating to the philosophical doctrine of realism
"A realistic system of thought"
3.Definition: representing what is real; not abstract or ideal
"Realistic portraiture", "A realistic novel"