actuality actuality  /ˌæk tʃə ˈwæ lə ti/

Definition(s):

  • (n) the state of actually existing objectively

Usage(s):

  1. But in actuality the Vatican has exhumed far more than just a venerable body.
  2. In the actuality of Egyptian history, Cleopatra was never so violet-eyed and opulently creamy.
  3. He is in actuality my best friend in the world.

News

  1. WWE Payback: Predicting the Sheamus vs. Damien Sandow Pre-Show Match

    WWE Payback's card is starting to shape up and the pre -show match has been announced. Damien Sandow will face off against Sheamus . Though WWE is currently billing this on the website as a "special Kickoff to Payback Match," the feud in actuality has not been very special. This is a filler feud to eat up time before the two men are a part of the Money in the Bank ladder matches. Then, they will ...
    on June 11, 2013     Source: Bleacher Report

  2. Bernanke's New Dance Is Called 'The Tighten Up'

    In actuality, the only thing that matters is whether or not the bond market is tightening.
    on June 10, 2013     Source: Minyanville via Yahoo! Finance

  3. Cool, Yet Warm

    Zoë Heller Forty-One False Starts: Essays on Artists and Writers by Janet Malcolm Mess has always inspired fervent emotions in Janet Malcolm. It agitates her. It depresses her. She considers it her enemy. The job of a writer, she likes to remind us, is to vanquish mess—to wade onto the seething porch of actuality, pick out a few elements with which to make a story, and consign the rest to the ...
    on June 7, 2013     Source: New York Review of Books

Quotes

  1. "It shows visibly and in actuality that this is a real partnership among nations and societies to bring together a capability greater than anyone nation could bring by itself," Griffin said.
    on Feb 7, 2008 By: Michael Griffin Source: Sydney Morning Herald

  2. "I don't think these 10 days will save Romeo's job. I don't think his job, to be honest, is in danger," Edwards said. "There's a lot of talk right now. There's a lot of media hype. But in actuality, I don't think Romeo is going anywhere and I...
    on Nov 29, 2006 By: Braylon Edwards Source: Forbes

  3. "A lot of teams are posturing," Higgins said. "A lot of teams want to tell you that might do something or imply that they might do something when in all actuality it probably won't get done. Every team is brainstorming right now."
    on Jun 23, 2010 By: Rod Higgins Source: The Canadian Press

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