irreal

adjective

ir·​re·​al i-ˈrē(-ə)l How to pronounce irreal (audio)
ˌi(r)-
: not real

Word History

First Known Use

1943, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of irreal was in 1943

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Cite this Entry

“Irreal.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/irreal. Accessed 15 Jun. 2024.

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