adjective un·re·al \-ˈrē(-ə)l\

: not real : artificial or fake

: very strange or unusual

—used to describe something that is so good, bad, etc., that it is difficult to believe

Full Definition of UNREAL

:  lacking in reality, substance, or genuineness :  artificial, illusory; also :  incredible, fantastic

Examples of UNREAL

  1. The town seemed as unreal as a movie set.
  2. The fashion model looked unreal, like a doll.
  3. I think it's unreal that he survived the accident.

First Known Use of UNREAL

UNREAL Defined for Kids


adjective un·re·al \ˌən-ˈrē-əl\

Definition of UNREAL for Kids

:  not actual or genuine <It seemed like a nightmare where everything you take to be … reality becomes unreal. — Laurence Yep, Dragonwings>


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