Definition of Surreal

1. Adjective. Characterized by fantastic imagery and incongruous juxtapositions. "The incongruous imagery in surreal art and literature"




2. Adjective. Resembling a dream. "As irrational and surreal as a dream"
Exact synonyms: Dreamlike
Similar to: Unreal

Definition of Surreal

1. Adjective. Resembling a dream: fantastic and incongruous ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Surreal

1. having dreamlike qualities [adj]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Surreal

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surprisers
surprises
surprising
surprisingly
surprisingness
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surprized
surprizes
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surquedry
surquedy
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surreal (current term)
surrealism
surrealisms
surrealist
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surrealists
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surrealness
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surrebuts

Literary usage of Surreal

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Black River by Justin Clemens (2007)
"Drawing on literary techniques developed by Beckett, Burroughs and Borges, Black River plunges into a violent and surreal world from which the last traces ..."

2. Sowboy by Richard Connelly Miller (2003)
"He picked up his writing pad and went inside and lit his kerosene lamp and found himself near the center of soft, yellow light, a surreal illumination for a ..."

3. The Principles and Practice of Medicine: Designed for the Use of by William Osler (1901)
"The work covers the entire field of general surgery and of surreal diseases, dealing not so much with special operations as with the conditions wliich ..."

4. Black River by Justin Clemens (2007)
"Drawing on literary techniques developed by Beckett, Burroughs and Borges, Black River plunges into a violent and surreal world from which the last traces ..."

5. Sowboy by Richard Connelly Miller (2003)
"He picked up his writing pad and went inside and lit his kerosene lamp and found himself near the center of soft, yellow light, a surreal illumination for a ..."

6. The Principles and Practice of Medicine: Designed for the Use of by William Osler (1901)
"The work covers the entire field of general surgery and of surreal diseases, dealing not so much with special operations as with the conditions wliich ..."

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