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sur·re·al  (s-rl)
1. Having qualities attributed to or associated with surrealism: Even with most facilities shut down ... a few mavericks managed to slip into the park to sample the almost surreal emptiness before the shutdown ended. (Peter H. King).
2. Having an oddly dreamlike quality.

[Back-formation from surrealism.]

sur·real·ly adv.

surreal  /sril/  adj. strange, dreamlike, unreal: The movie had a surreal segment in which all the characters wore strange masks. -adj. surrealistic. surreal

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