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sur·re·al·ism

 (sə-rē′ə-lĭz′əm)
n.
1. A literary and artistic movement of the 1900s that attempts to express the workings of the subconscious and is characterized by fantastic imagery and incongruous juxtaposition of subject matter.
2. Literature or art produced in this style.

[French surréalisme : sur-, beyond (from Old French; see sur-) + réalisme, realism (from réalité, realism, from Medieval Latin reālitās, from reālis, real; see real1).]

sur·re′al·ist n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.surrealist - an artist who is a member of the movement called surrealismsurrealist - an artist who is a member of the movement called surrealism
surrealism - a 20th century movement of artists and writers (developing out of dadaism) who used fantastic images and incongruous juxtapositions in order to represent unconscious thoughts and dreams
artist, creative person - a person whose creative work shows sensitivity and imagination
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surrealist

[səˈrɪəlɪst]
A. ADJsurrealista
B. Nsurrealista mf

surrealist

[səˈriːəlɪst]
adjsurréaliste
nsurréaliste mf

surrealist

nSurrealist(in) m(f)

surrealist

[səˈrɪəlɪst] adj & nsurrealista (m/f)
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