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unreal

adjective uk   /ʌnˈrɪəl/  us   /-ˈriːl/

unreal adjective (IMAGINARY)

as if imagined; strange and dream-like: The whole bizarre evening had an unreal quality to it.

unreal adjective (SURPRISING)

C1 slang extremely or surprisingly good: He gave you £5,000? Man, that's unreal!
unreality
noun [U] uk   /ˌʌn.riˈæl.ɪ.ti/  us   /-ə.t̬i/
There was an air of unreality about the visit, as if I'd stepped into another world for two weeks.
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