true to life

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true to life

Consistent with the real world; seeming closer to reality than artifice. Hyphenated if used as a modifier before a noun. His paintings are startlingly true to life. I've always valued making stylistic films over something more true to life. It is a true-to-life story of a young man overcoming adversity.
See also: life, true

true to ˈlife

(of a book, film/movie, etc.) seeming real rather than invented: I don’t think the characters are very true to life.
See also: life, true

true to life

Conforming to reality.
See also: life, true