of, relating to, or characteristic of surrealism; surreal.
having features typical or reminiscent of those depicted in surrealistic painting or drawing: the moon's surrealistic landscape.
- sur·re·al·is·ti·cal·ly, adverb
- non·sur·re·al·is·tic, adjective
- non·sur·re·al·is·ti·cal·ly, adverb
- un·sur·re·al·is·tic, adjective
- un·sur·re·al·is·ti·cal·ly, adverb
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How to use surrealistic in a sentence
The former, known for its surrealistic imagery, was open to multiple interpretations.How Sylvia Plath’s Secret Miscarriage Transforms Our Understanding Of Her Poetry | LGBTQ-Editor | February 15, 2022 | No Straight News
Unlocking your inner Hitchcock, “Disturbia” is still a surrealistic song to add to any Halloween playlist.Trick Or Treat: An All Hallows’ Eve Playlist For You Guys And Ghouls | cmurray | October 30, 2020 | Essence.com
Tragic, lyric, ironic, dramatic, realistic, surrealistic—a sure winner.This 1979 Novel Predicted Putin’s Invasion Of Crimea | Michael Weiss | May 18, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
Eavesdropping from afar on the debate about how American Jews will vote this year is a slightly surrealistic business.
Besides that, I have read the surrealistic reports that some Jews are considering voting for the party of Sodom.
That was a possibility which always lurked in the back of his mind, and lately it had been giving him surrealistic nightmares.Day of the Moron | Henry Beam Piper
The television set flickered, hummed, gave out a flashing dance of surrealistic doodles, and abruptly presented a picture.Stairway to the Stars | Larry Shaw
On the Tuesday of the second week of what was fast becoming a surrealistic quagmire, I met Isabel.The Capgras Shift | Sam Vaknin