What does surreal mean?

Definitions for surreal
səˈri əl, -ˈrilsur·re·al

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. phantasmagoric, phantasmagorical, surreal, surrealisticadjective

    characterized by fantastic imagery and incongruous juxtapositions

    "a great concourse of phantasmagoric shadows"--J.C.Powys; "the incongruous imagery in surreal art and literature"

  2. dreamlike, surrealadjective

    resembling a dream

    "night invested the lake with a dreamlike quality"; "as irrational and surreal as a dream"

Wiktionary

  1. surrealadjective

    Resembling a dream: fantastic and incongruous

ChatGPT

  1. surreal

    Surreal refers to something that is characterized by the unconventional, strange, or dreamlike quality, often involving elements that are not bound by logical or rational explanations. It goes beyond reality and ordinary experiences, presenting a distorted or uncanny representation of the world. Surrealism as an art movement also explores the subconscious and aims to evoke emotions and challenge traditional notions of reality.

Wikidata

  1. Surreal

    "Surreal" is the seventeenth single by Ayumi Hamasaki, released on September 27, 2000. September also saw the release of her third full-length album Duty. Duty, like her previous studio albums, topped the charts and went on to sell over two million copies. On the same day, the single "Surreal" was released, which was an initial pressings only single, and it also topped the charts like Duty, making Hamasaki the fourth artist following Seiko Matsuda, KinKi Kids, and Wands to have a single and album top the charts on the same week. With the release of Ayumi Hamasaki Concert Tour 2000 A 第1幕 topping the DVD charts, it gave her the record of being the first artist to top three charts on the same week.

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of surreal in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of surreal in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

Examples of surreal in a Sentence

  1. Holli Gorveatt:

    It’s very surreal.

  2. Ernie Els:

    After what I did yesterday, you feel quite embarrassed ... It was a very weird, surreal feeling this morning, i felt very bad when I got to the course ... I walked on to the range and even the players and caddies, they kind of just looked at me as if I don't have pants on or something ... Not a nice feeling.

  3. Nicholas Latifi:

    For me, it's a dream come true and something I've been working towards for almost half my life, it still feels a bit surreal. I don't think it will sink in fully until I'm on the grid in Melbourne next year.

  4. Danny Willett:

    It's a childhood dream, looking at the leaderboard, it's still a little bit surreal.

  5. Ray Lucas:

    It's still not real to me... the situation is still so surreal to me.

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