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/ˌʌn riˈæl ɪ ti/
; quality of being
the unreality of dreams.
something that is
, invalid, imaginary, or illusory:
She appeared to be living in a world of unrealities.
incompetence or impracticality, especially in everyday matters.
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2014.
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Because artificiality leads to a sense of
and frustration, unhappiness often results.
There was a touch of
, a mystery about him from the start.
The experience is frequently disconcerting and is often accompanied by a sense of
And yet the story always sustains its air of sunny
But it seems even more so in the film because of the lady's
in a completely artificial world.
The humorous characterization is joyously exaggerated into caricature,--the serious characterization into romantic
The color is false, but does heighten the sense of
There was a distinct moment of
when it all happened, and even the teachers didn't know what to say or do.
Consequently, much of the speech had an air of
To have once imagined and composed fiction, it seemed, laid him under an indelible curse of
British Dictionary definitions for
the quality or state of being unreal, fanciful, or impractical
something that is unreal
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The pennycandystore beyond the El is where I first fell in love with unreality
Converse: I can't believe we did this. Marge's father: A sense of unreality is not a legal defense.
The unreal is natural, so natural that it makes of unreality the most natural of anything natural....