Word 1: Reality (ree AL i tee)
Meaning 1: The quality or state of being real.
Example Sentence: Slowly, slowly she was losing touch with reality.
Meaning 2: A fact.
Example Sentence: The stark reality is that the company has become bankrupt.
Meaning 3: A thing that exists in fact, having previously only existed in one’s mind.
Example Sentence: Her dream of owning a car came true at the age of eighteen.
Word 2: Realty (REE uhl tee)
Meaning: A person’s real property or real estate.
Example Sentence: The charges of the realty agent were phenomenal.
Example Sentence using both words:
In reality, he was trying to diversify his lending business to realty.