unreality


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un·re·al·i·ty

 (ŭn′rē-ăl′ĭ-tē)
n. pl. un·re·al·i·ties
1. The quality or state of being unreal.
2. Something unreal, insubstantial, or imaginary.
3. A lack of ability to deal with reality.

unreality

(ˌʌnrɪˈælɪtɪ)
n
1. the quality or state of being unreal, fanciful, or impractical
2. something that is unreal

un•re•al•i•ty

(ˌʌn riˈæl ɪ ti)

n., pl. -ties.
1. lack of reality; quality of being unreal.
2. something that is unreal, invalid, imaginary, or illusory.
3. incompetence or impracticality.
[1745–55]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.unreality - the quality possessed by something that is unrealunreality - the quality possessed by something that is unreal
incorporeality, immateriality - the quality of not being physical; not consisting of matter
reality - the quality possessed by something that is real
2.unreality - the state of being insubstantial or imaginaryunreality - the state of being insubstantial or imaginary; not existing objectively or in fact
nonentity, nonexistence - the state of not existing
cloud - out of touch with reality; "his head was in the clouds"
falseness, falsity - the state of being false or untrue; "argument could not determine its truth or falsity"
realness, realism, reality - the state of being actual or real; "the reality of his situation slowly dawned on him"
Translations
عَدَم واقِعِيَّة
neskutečnost
uvirkelighed
irrealitásvalószerûtlenség
óraunveruleiki
neskutočnosť
gerçek olmama

unreality

[ˈʌnrɪˈælɪtɪ] Nirrealidad f

unreality

nUnwirklichkeit f; there is an air of unreality about ites hat etwas Unwirkliches an sich; extreme exhaustion gives a feeling of unrealityextreme Erschöpfung lässt alles unwirklich erscheinen; the unreality of the characters’ emotionsdie Unnatürlichkeit or Unechtheit der Gefühle der Personen

unreality

[ˌʌnrɪˈælɪtɪ] nirrealtà

unreal

(anˈriəl) adjective
not existing in fact. He lives in an unreal world imagined by himself.
ˌunreˈality (anriˈӕ-) noun
References in classic literature ?
what perturbation and what evil thoughts, not seeing underneath the sorrows of impermanence, the impurity, the unreality! Considering these as the reality, all desires die out."*
What we call the "unreality" of images requires interpretation it cannot mean what would be expressed by saying "there's no such thing." Images are just as truly part of the actual world as sensations are.
She was so young and the world was so beautiful that there came over her a sense of unreality as she read again and again the priest's letter.
A few months had changed his life in the most amazing way - when he looked back upon it now it was with a sense of unreality - surely all these things which had happened were part of a chimerical dream.
But, after all, it was gone with such amazing suddenness that it left behind it a sense of unreality. Mr.
It was from this position that all she saw appeared unreal; the more surprising the scenes, the more they resembled the unreality of her own inner life as she went through its vacant places all day long.
So long as Rodney was in the room the proceedings of the evening had seemed to be in his charge, and had been marked by a certain unreality. Now that she was alone with Ralph she felt at once that a constraint had been taken from them both.
But as she really does attend Church almost every Sunday morning, and is a good Christian girl, I am sure you will tolerate any social shortcomings for the sake of that quality, and feel that I may do worse than choose her." Angel waxed quite earnest on that rather automatic orthodoxy in his beloved Tess which (never dreaming that it might stand him in such good stead) he had been prone to slight when observing it practised by her and the other milkmaids, because of its obvious unreality amid beliefs essentially naturalistic.
Tom had a profound contempt for this nonsense of Maggie's, smashing the earwig at once as a superfluous yet easy means of proving the entire unreality of such a story; but Lucy, for the life of her, could not help fancying there was something in it, and at all events thought it was very pretty make-believe.
So vague was it, that its impression or echo in Phoebe's mind was that of unreality. She concluded that she must have mistaken some other sound for that of the human voice; or else that it was altogether in her fancy.
The leprosy of unreality disfigured every human creature in attendance upon Monseigneur.
Outside it, in the scene of his actual life, he moved with a growing sense of unreality and insufficiency, blundering against familiar prejudices and traditional points of view as an absent-minded man goes on bumping into the furniture of his own room.