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surrealism

sur·re·al·ism

surrealism

pronunciation:
s ril ih zm [or] s ri lih zm
part of speech: noun
definition: (sometimes cap.) an artistic and literary movement of the twentieth century that attempts to depict the subconscious mind with dream imagery, fantastic juxtapositions, and other unusual effects.
derivations: surrealistic (adj.), surrealistically (adv.), surrealist (n.)