surrealism

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Etymology[edit]

From French surréalisme. By surface analysis, sur- +‎ realism and/or surreal +‎ -ism.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (UK) IPA(key): /səˈɹiː(.ə)l.ɪz.əm/
  • Hyphenation: sur‧re‧al‧ism

Noun[edit]

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surrealism (countable and uncountable, plural surrealisms)

  1. An artistic movement and an aesthetic philosophy that aims for the liberation of the mind by emphasizing the critical and imaginative powers of the subconscious.

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