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Definition of "actuality" []

  • The state or fact of being actual; reality. See Synonyms at existence. (noun)
  • Actual conditions or facts. Often used in the plural. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "actuality" in a sentence
  • "The latter, which in actuality is sex comradeship, I call conjugal affection or friendship."
  • "How one feels about this issue, in actuality, is often directly related to how important one things free speech is and how compelling one thinks the interest in not being targeted with hate speech is."
  • "Note: I use the term actuality in place of realism, since realism is also a literary movement, and I don't want to confuse terms."