What is the opposite of fantasy?

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Noun
Opposite of a fanciful mental image, typically based on one's conscious or unconscious wishes
“His dream of playing professional basketball became a reality when he was drafted by the Lakers.”
Noun
Opposite of the faculty or activity of imagining impossible or improbable things
“In reality, you would not be able to dodge bullets in slow motion.”
Noun
Opposite of a genre of imaginative fiction involving magic and adventure, especially in a setting other than the real world
“Her works of nonfiction were critically acclaimed.”
Noun
Opposite of a desire that appears inconceivable
“Now that I have some money in the bank, my desire to travel the world will become a reality soon enough.”
Noun
Opposite of a superficial or transient feeling of liking or attraction
“I have a complete aversion to people with bad breath.”
Noun
Opposite of a loose or irregular train of thought
Noun
Opposite of a mistaken belief, especially one based on unsound arguments
Noun
Opposite of the use of imagination or original ideas to create something
“Adulthood is being equated with unimaginativeness, as if childhood is the only realm of the imagination.”
Noun
Opposite of sleep, fantasy world
Noun
Opposite of the faculty or action of forming new ideas, or images or concepts of external objects not present to the senses
“His practicality is part of his dramatic pursuit of dignified living.”
Noun
Opposite of an unfounded or tentative belief or idea
“I can say with absolute certainty that we will reach our targets by the end of the year.”
Adjective
Opposite of not grounded in reality
“The movie is based on a true story about a mountain climber who finds himself in a sticky situation.”
Adjective
Opposite of thinking about or planning the future with imagination or wisdom
Adjective
Opposite of being the most desired option or possibility
“He landed a nightmare job and immediately considered quitting.”
Adjective
Opposite of amusing
Verb
Opposite of to conceive of or envisage in the mind
“He paid tribute to his parents, who had enabled him to realize his dream of playing professional baseball.”
Verb
Opposite of to form a mental image of
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