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SURREALISM

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does surrealism mean? 

SURREALISM (noun)
  The noun SURREALISM has 1 sense:

1. a 20th century movement of artists and writers (developing out of dadaism) who used fantastic images and incongruous juxtapositions in order to represent unconscious thoughts and dreams

  Familiarity information: SURREALISM used as a noun is very rare.


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SURREALISM (noun)


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Meaning:

A 20th century movement of artists and writers (developing out of dadaism) who used fantastic images and incongruous juxtapositions in order to represent unconscious thoughts and dreams

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Nouns denoting groupings of people or objects

Hypernyms ("surrealism" is a kind of...):

art movement; artistic movement (a group of artists who agree on general principles)

Meronyms (members of "surrealism"):

surrealist (an artist who is a member of the movement called surrealism)


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