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Wordnet 3.0

NOUN (2)

1. an abstracted state of absorption;
[syn: reverie, revery]

2. absentminded dreaming while awake;
[syn: reverie, revery, daydream, daydreaming, oneirism, air castle, castle in the air, castle in Spain]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Revery \Rev"er*y\, n. Same as Reverie. [1913 Webster]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Reverie \Rev"er*ie\, Revery \Rev"er*y\, n.; pl. Reveries. [F. r['e]verie, fr. r[^e]ver to dream, rave, be light-headed. Cf. Rave.] 1. A loose or irregular train of thought occurring in musing or mediation; deep musing; daydream. "Rapt in nameless reveries." --Tennyson. [1913 Webster] When ideas float in our mind without any reflection or regard of the understanding, it is that which the French call revery, our language has scarce a name for it. --Locke. [1913 Webster] 2. An extravagant conceit of the fancy; a vision. [R.] [1913 Webster] There are infinite reveries and numberless extravagancies pass through both [wise and foolish minds]. --Addison. [1913 Webster]




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