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sur·re·al·is·tic

 (sə-rē′ə-lĭs′tĭk)
adj.
1. Of or relating to surrealism.
2. Having an oddly dreamlike or unreal quality.

sur·re′al·is′ti·cal·ly adv.

sur•re•al•is•tic

(səˌri əˈlɪs tɪk)

adj.
1. of, pertaining to, or characteristic of surrealism.
2. having features typical or reminiscent of those depicted in surrealistic painting or drawing: the moon's surrealistic landscape.
[1925–30]
sur•re`al•is′ti•cal•ly, adv.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.surrealistic - characterized by fantastic imagery and incongruous juxtapositions; "a great concourse of phantasmagoric shadows"--J.C.Powys; "the incongruous imagery in surreal art and literature"
unrealistic - not realistic; "unrealistic expectations"; "prices at unrealistic high levels"
Translations

surrealistic

[səˌrɪəˈlɪstɪk] ADJsurrealista

surrealistic

[səˌriːəˈlɪstɪk] adj
(= surreal) → surréaliste
(ART, LITERATURE)surréaliste

surrealistic

adj
(= surreal)unwirklich

surrealistic

[səˌrɪəˈlɪstɪk] adjsurreale (Art) → surrealistico/a
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