Examples of unreal in a Sentence
The town seemed as unreal as a movie set.
The fashion model looked unreal, like a doll.
I think it's unreal that he survived the accident.
Recent Examples of unreal from the Web
The past is as unreal as the future, so why not invent one that makes sense, that gives you the illusion of being on a train moving down the track?
DiMaggio was unreal, hitting .357/.440/.643 with 30 homers and 125 RBI.
Prices seem unreal, current and former neighborhoods out of reach, and the options smaller, darker and shabbier than those of yore.
MORE: NBA 2K18's graphics are so good that 2K17 looks like trash My excitement for 2K18 is unreal pic.twitter.com/pVrKGFqzoQ -- Hoop Central (@TheHoopCentral) August 3, 2017 NBA 2K was a great series -- a couple of years ago.
The level of candor listeners discovered on JAY's 13th album was unreal.
He's devoted his entire career to exploring the roots of evil in men, in both the real world and the unreal.
VR makes the unreal real, using computer software and hardware that responds to our body’s movements to immerse us in a convincing alternate existence.
Thompson casts the story’s youthful, warts-and-all exuberance in a burnished, slightly unreal glow.
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First Known Use of unreal
Synonymsabsurd, bizarre, crazy, fanciful, foolish, insane, nonsensical, preposterous, fantastic, wild
Related Wordsimplausible, inconceivable, incredible, unbelievable, unimaginable, unthinkable; extravagant, grotesque; bizarro, curious, eccentric, far-out, funny, kinky, kooky (also kookie), odd, outlandish, out-of-the-way, outré, peculiar, quaint, queer, queerish, quirky, screwy, strange, wacky (also whacky), way-out, weird; farcical, laughable, ludicrous, ridiculous; Alice-in-Wonderland, Kafkaesque, nightmarish; dreamlike, surreal
Near Antonymsauthentic, genuine, true; factual, verifiable, verified; believable, convincing, realistic; corporeal, material, physical, solid, substantial; palpable, tangible
UNREAL Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of unreal for English Language Learners
: 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
UNREAL Defined for Kids
Definition of unreal for Students
- It seemed like a nightmare where everything you take to be … reality becomes unreal.
- —Laurence Yep, Dragonwings
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