Share this entry

Share this page

unrealism

Line breaks: un|real|ism
Pronunciation: /ʌnˈrɪəlɪz(ə)m
 
/

Definition of unrealism in English:

noun

[mass noun]
Lack of realism: discussions on the issue seem to be dominated by unrealism
More example sentences
  • But another part of him is excited to the point of unrealism by his own grand visions of a democratic revolution throughout the Middle East.
  • It was the same unrealism that once impelled me to enter the school swimming competition.
  • George Will suggests that ‘this may be remembered as the month when the European project began to collapse under the weight of its unrealism and undemocratic nature.’

Share this entry

Share this page

 

What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?

Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.

Get more from Oxford Dictionaries

Subscribe to remove adverts and access premium resources

Word of the day resilient
Pronunciation: rɪˈzɪlɪənt
adjective
able to recoil or spring back into shape…