Examples from the Web for unreal
Stiff cliched characters, unreal situations, and a bit too much autobiography.
This would, Summerscale points out, “render the moment of their intimacy at once real and unreal, a fact and a fiction.”A Very Scandalous Diary: Kate Summerscale’s ‘Mrs. Robinson’s Disgrace’|Lucy Scholes|June 24, 2012|DAILY BEAST
He put together an unreal show...every performer dedicated his or her music to Whitney.The Saga of Whitney Houston’s Last Movie, ‘Sparkle’|Howard Rosenman|February 13, 2012|DAILY BEAST
“It all seems so unreal to me, even now,” says Canadian Laurie Willits from her hotel in Rome.Cruise Ship Sinking: Couple Rescued From Costa Concordia|Barbie Latza Nadeau|January 15, 2012|DAILY BEAST
“The grief out there is unreal, they are just looking for support,” said a local mayor.
This is a ferocious and passionate version, but it is substantially not an unreal account of the position.Critical Miscellanies (Vol. 1 of 3)|John Morley
We must of course render it quite clear to ourselves in what sense the terms 'real' and 'unreal' have to be understood.The Vedanta-Sutras with the Commentary by Sankaracarya|Translator: George Thibaut
The face of the world—the river, the mills, and the bridge—was changed, tinged with a new and unreal quality.The Dwelling Place of Light, Complete|Winston Churchill
As it is, they are the only people, except preachers, to whom unreal gush is allowed by gods and men.The Golden Butterfly|Walter Besant
It was so unreal, so dreamlike, that for many days I had trouble convincing myself of its actuality.Greener Than You Think|Ward Moore
British Dictionary definitions for unreal
Word Origin and History for unreal
Hence horrible shadow, Vnreall mock'ry hence. ["Macbeth," III.iv.107]