unreality

[ uhn-ree-al-i-tee ]
/ ˌʌn riˈæl ɪ ti /

noun, plural un·re·al·i·ties.

lack of reality; quality of being unreal: the unreality of dreams.
something that is unreal, invalid, imaginary, or illusory: She appeared to be living in a world of unrealities.
incompetence or impracticality, especially in everyday matters.

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Origin of unreality

First recorded in 1745–55; un-1 + reality
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British Dictionary definitions for unreality

unreality
/ (ˌʌnrɪˈælɪtɪ) /

noun

the quality or state of being unreal, fanciful, or impractical
something that is unreal
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