Realistic thinking is encapsulated thinking processes grounded in an honest appraisal of all relevant data and conditions in different situations. Realistic thought allows a clear-headed adaptation of thought and behavior and depends on the ability to interpret conditions and facts of the situation in a consistent and accurate manner.

REALISTIC THINKING: "We really have no time for anything but realistic thinking in this matter."
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