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Alice-in-Wonderland

[ al-is-in-wuhn-der-land ]
/ ˈæl ɪs ɪnˈwʌn dərˌlænd /
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adjective
resembling a dream or fantasy; unreal: an Alice-in-Wonderland world of incompleted projects and wishful thinking.
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Origin of Alice-in-Wonderland

First recorded in 1920–25
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Alice-in-Wonderland

adjective
fantastic; irrational

Word Origin for Alice-in-Wonderland

C20: alluding to the absurdities of Wonderland in Lewis Carroll's book
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