derealization


de·re·al·i·za·tion

noun \(ˌ)dē-ˌrē-ə-lə-ˈzā-shən\

Definition of DEREALIZATION

:  a feeling of altered reality (as that occurring in schizophrenia or in some drug reactions) in which one's surroundings appear unreal or unfamiliar

First Known Use of DEREALIZATION

1942

de·re·al·iza·tion

noun    (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of DEREALIZATION

: a feeling of altered reality that occurs often in schizophrenia and in some drug reactions

Variants of DEREALIZATION

de·re·al·iza·tion or British de·re·al·isa·tion \(ˌ)dē-ˌrē-ə-lə-ˈzā-shən, -ˌri-ə-\

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