unreality

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noun un·re·al·i·ty \ˌən-rē-ˈa-lə-tē\

Definition of unreality

  1. 1a :  the quality or state of being unreal :  lack of substance or validityb :  something unreal, insubstantial, or visionary :  figment

  2. 2 :  ineptitude in dealing with reality

Examples of unreality in a sentence

  1. a sci-fi author who seems to have preferred the unrealities of his own fiction to the realities of the world about him

1744

First Known Use of unreality

1744



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