irrealism

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

irreal +‎ -ism

Noun[edit]

irrealism (usually uncountable, plural irrealisms)

  1. (philosophy) The belief that phenomenalism and physicalism are alternative "world-versions", both useful in some circumstances, but neither capable of fully capturing the other.
  2. (art) A style that features an estrangement from our generally accepted sense of reality.

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