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Definition 1: resembling a dream - [adjective satellite denoting all]

Samples where surreal or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • night invested the lake with a dreamlike quality
  • as irrational and surreal as a dream

Synonyms for surreal in the sense of this definition

(surreal is similar to ...) not actually such; being or seeming fanciful or imaginary

"this conversation is getting more and more unreal" "the fantastically unreal world of government bureaucracy" "the unreal world of advertising art"

Definition 2: characterized by fantastic imagery and incongruous juxtapositions - [adjective satellite denoting all]

Samples where surreal or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • a great concourse of phantasmagoric shadows
  • the incongruous imagery in surreal art and literature

Synonyms for surreal in the sense of this definition

(surreal is similar to ...) not realistic

"unrealistic expectations" "prices at unrealistic high levels"

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