noun actual existence, typically as contrasted with what was intended, expected, or believed.
"the building looked as impressive in actuality as it did in magazines"
synonyms: reality, fact, truth, real life
The more and more I’m unsatisfied and frustrated with modern literature, the more and more I’m turning to the “old” stuff. Currently: Middlemarch by George Eliot. And reading accompanied with fresh ground Kauai coffee …. mmmm mmmm good.