Synonyms for (adjective) surreal

Synonyms: dreamlike, surreal

Definition: resembling a dream

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

Similar words: unreal

Definition: not actually such; being or seeming fanciful or imaginary

Usage: this conversation is getting more and more unreal; the fantastically unreal world of government bureaucracy; the unreal world of advertising art


Synonyms: surreal, surrealistic, phantasmagoric, phantasmagorical

Definition: characterized by fantastic imagery and incongruous juxtapositions

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

Similar words: unrealistic

Definition: not realistic

Usage: unrealistic expectations; prices at unrealistic high levels