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surrealistic

[suh-ree-uh-lis-tik] /səˌri əˈlɪs tɪk/
adjective
1.
of, pertaining to, or characteristic of surrealism; surreal.
2.
having features typical or reminiscent of those depicted in surrealistic painting or drawing:
the moon's surrealistic landscape.
Origin
1925-1930
1925-30; surrealist + -ic
Related forms
surrealistically, adverb
nonsurrealistic, adjective
nonsurrealistically, adverb
unsurrealistic, adjective
unsurrealistically, adverb
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Examples for surrealistic
  • At nights, the empty shell of the building seems surrealistic, with the humming generators.
  • In this dark and surrealistic landscape a drizzle of soot and oil flashes in our headlights and stains our protective gauze masks.
  • Whereas the book was lyrical and moving, the movie is surrealistic and inventive.
  • It is surrealistic, with surrealism's menace and refusal to explain itself.
  • The group creates outrageous, surrealistic large-scale interdisciplinary performances that entertain and delight.

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