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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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Word Origin and History for unsurrealistically

surrealistic

adj.

1930, from surrealist (see surrealism) + -ic.

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper
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