Unreality
Unreality Un`re*al"i*ty, n. The quality or state of being unreal; want of reality. [1913 Webster]

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  • unreality — index figment, myth, phantom Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • unreality — [un΄rē al′ə tē] n. pl. unrealities 1. the state or quality of being unreal 2. something unreal or imaginary 3. inability to deal with reality; impracticality …   English World dictionary

  • unreality — /un ree al i tee/, n., pl. unrealities. 1. lack of reality; quality of being unreal: the unreality of dreams. 2. something that is unreal, invalid, imaginary, or illusory: She appeared to be living in a world of unrealities. 3. incompetence or… …   Universalium

  • unreality — un|re|al|i|ty [ ,ʌnri æləti ] noun uncount situations or events that are so strange they do not seem to be real: Their sudden success left them with a deep sense of unreality …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • unreality — UK [ˌʌnrɪˈælətɪ] / US [ˌʌnrɪˈælətɪ] noun [uncountable] situations or events that are so strange they do not seem to be real Their sudden success left them with a deep sense of unreality …   English dictionary

  • unreality — unreal ► ADJECTIVE 1) imaginary; not seeming real. 2) unrealistic. 3) informal, chiefly N. Amer. incredible; amazing. DERIVATIVES unreality noun unreally adverb …   English terms dictionary

  • unreality — noun Date: 1751 1. a. the quality or state of being unreal ; lack of substance or validity b. something unreal, insubstantial, or visionary ; figment 2. ineptitude in dealing with reality …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • unreality — noun a) The state of being unreal b) Something unreal or imaginary …   Wiktionary

  • unreality — Synonyms and related words: Prospero, absence, airiness, appearance, autism, autistic thinking, bodilessness, delusiveness, deprivation, dereism, dereistic thinking, dreamery, emptiness, ethereality, fallaciousness, false appearance, false light …   Moby Thesaurus

  • unreality — n. lack of reality; fantasy …   English contemporary dictionary

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