Synonyms for (adjective) unrealistic

Synonyms: unrealistic

Definition: not realistic

Usage: unrealistic expectations; prices at unrealistic high levels

Similar words: chimerical

Definition: produced by a wildly fanciful imagination

Usage: his Utopia is not a chimerical commonwealth but a practical improvement on what already exists- Douglas Bush


Similar words: delusive, false

Definition: inappropriate to reality or facts

Usage: delusive faith in a wonder drug; delusive expectations; false hopes


Similar words: fantastic, wild

Definition: fanciful and unrealistic; foolish

Usage: a fantastic idea of his own importance


Similar words: kafkaesque

Definition: characterized by surreal distortion and a sense of impending danger

Usage: the kafkaesque terror of the endless interrogations


Similar words: 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