derealization

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noun de·re·al·i·za·tion \(ˌ)dē-ˌrē-ə-lə-ˈzā-shən\

Definition of derealization

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

1942

First Known Use of derealization

1942


Medical Dictionary

derealization

noun de·re·al·iza·tion
variants: or British

derealisation

\(ˌ)dē-ˌrē-ə-lə-ˈzā-shən, -ˌri-ə-\play

Medical Definition of derealization

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


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