Definitions

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  • adv. In an unreal way.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adv. In an unreal manner; ideally.

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Examples

  • The battery life is superb, the picture wonderful, the streaming Netflix app just...unreally cool.

    Michael Jackson, trapped in the box

  • The greatest power in nature and art combined, it yet glided over dangerous heights in the sight of people looking up from fields and roads, as smoothly and unreally as a light miniature plaything.

    The Lazy Tour of Two Idle Apprentices

  • The moon Oliver was now also aloft, the radiance of both unreally brilliant, and the aurora seethed in whiteness and ice-blue.

    The Queen of Air and Darkness

  • She had accepted him as naturally, and yet as unreally, as she took all that life, and to the moment she had never questioned the wisdom or the happiness.

    The Coast of Chance

  • The green of the fresh turf was as vivid as stage grass; the lilies loomed unreally large and white; the poinsettias flaunted like red paper flowers behind the vivid picture that the Captain made in a dazzling buff and green uniform picked out with gold.

    The Palace of Darkened Windows

  • It was perhaps inevitable from Ferris's Protestant association of monks and convents and penances chiefly with the machinery of fiction, that all this affected him as unreally as talk in a stage-play.

    A Foregone Conclusion

  • The umbrages lining the wrinkles, collecting in the hollows, slanting from sudden projections, may become before your eyes almost as unreally beautiful as the landscape colors of a Japanese fan; -- they shift most generally during the day from indigo-blue through violets and paler blues to final lilacs and purples; and even the shadows of passing clouds have a faint blue tinge when they fall on Pelée.

    Two Years in the French West Indies

  • But you need not let her ride over you as she used to do; she knows nothing really, and a great many things unreally.

    Donal Grant, by George MacDonald

  • We are willing to admit that Christian writers have often spoken unreally and unsatisfactorily enough in their comments on this subject.

    Occasional Papers Selected from the Guardian, the Times, and the Saturday Review, 1846-1890

  • Why is everything so unreally bright, so garish, discordant, raw and Romany?

    Evening Standard - Home

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  • I unreally love you.

    August 27, 2009

  • "The greatest power in nature and art combined, it yet glided over dangerous heights in the sight of people looking up from fields and roads, as smoothly and unreally as a light miniature plaything."

    - Charles Dickens, 'The Lazy Tour of Two Idle Apprentices'.

    August 27, 2009