Definition of "unreal" []

  • Not real or substantial; illusory. (adjective)
  • Slang So remarkable as to elicit disbelief; fantastic. (adjective)
  • Surreal. (adjective)
  • Imaginary or fanciful or seemingly so (adjective)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

  • Having no actual existence or substance (adjective)
  • Insincere or artificial (adjective) (c) HarperCollins Publishers Ltd 2016

Use "unreal" in a sentence
  • "'Only what you call the unreal can last unchanged for a while,' the painter said, catching at the word she had used, and thinking more of his art than of her."
  • "What I find to be even more unreal is the number of these students who are admitted to universities."
  • "That gash is frickin 'unreal - looked like a great PPV."