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Dreamy vs. Dream

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Dreamyadjective

As in a dream; resembling a dream.

Dreamnoun

Imaginary events seen in the mind while sleeping.

Dreamyadjective

(colloquial) Sexy; handsome; attractive

‘I love the doctor in that American TV show: he is so dreamy!’;

Dreamnoun

A hope or wish.

Dreamyadjective

Having a pleasant or romantic atmosphere.

‘That place was so dreamy!’;

Dreamnoun

A visionary scheme; a wild conceit; an idle fancy.

‘a dream of bliss;’; ‘the dream of his youth’;

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Dreamyadjective

Tending to dream or daydream.

Dreamverb

(intransitive) To see imaginary events in one's mind while sleeping.

Dreamyadjective

Abounding in dreams or given to dreaming; appropriate to, or like, dreams; visionary.

Dreamverb

(intransitive) To hope, to wish.

Dreamyadjective

soothing; restful; as, dreamy music.

Dreamverb

(intransitive) To daydream.

‘Stop dreaming and get back to work.’;

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Dreamyadjective

Like what one dreams of; wonderful; delightful; marvelous; ideal; as, a dreamy house and garden.

Dreamverb

(transitive) To envision as an imaginary experience (usually when asleep).

‘I dreamed a vivid dream last night.’;

Dreamyadjective

Prone to indulge in fantasy or daydreaming; as, a dreamy young girl.

Dreamverb

(intransitive) To consider the possibility (of).

‘I wouldn't dream of snubbing you in public.’;

Dreamyadjective

dreamy in mood or nature;

‘a woolgathering moment’;

Dreamadjective

ideal; perfect

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Dreamyadjective

lacking spirit or liveliness;

‘a lackadaisical attempt’; ‘a languid mood’; ‘a languid wave of the hand’; ‘a hot languorous afternoon’;

Dreamnoun

The thoughts, or series of thoughts, or imaginary transactions, which occupy the mind during sleep; a sleeping vision.

‘Dreams are but interludes which fancy makes.’; ‘I had a dream which was not all a dream.’;

Dreamnoun

A visionary scheme; a wild conceit; an idle fancy; a vagary; a revery; - in this sense, applied to an imaginary or anticipated state of happiness; as, a dream of bliss; the dream of his youth.

‘There sober thought pursued the amusing theme,Till Fancy colored it and formed a dream.’; ‘It is not them a mere dream, but a very real aim which they propose.’;

Dreamverb

To have ideas or images in the mind while in the state of sleep; to experience sleeping visions; - often with of; as, to dream of a battle, or of an absent friend.

Dreamverb

To let the mind run on in idle revery or vagary; to anticipate vaguely as a coming and happy reality; to have a visionary notion or idea; to imagine.

‘Here may we sit and dreamOver the heavenly theme’; ‘They dream on in a constant course of reading, but not digesting’;

Dreamverb

To have a dream of; to see, or have a vision of, in sleep, or in idle fancy; - often followed by an objective clause.

‘Your old men shall dream dreams’; ‘At length in sleep their bodies they compose,And dreamt the future fight’; ‘And still they dream that they shall still succeed’;

Dreamnoun

a series of mental images and emotions occurring during sleep;

‘I had a dream about you last night’;

Dreamnoun

a cherished desire;

‘his ambition is to own his own business’;

Dreamnoun

imaginative thoughts indulged in while awake;

‘he lives in a dream that has nothing to do with reality’;

Dreamnoun

a fantastic but vain hope (from fantasies induced by the opium pipe);

‘I have this pipe dream about being emperor of the universe’;

Dreamnoun

a state of mind characterized by abstraction and release from reality;

‘he went about his work as if in a dream’;

Dreamnoun

someone of something wonderful;

‘this dessert is a dream’;

Dreamverb

have a daydream; indulge in a fantasy

Dreamverb

experience while sleeping;

‘She claims to never dream’; ‘He dreamt a strange scene’;

Dreamnoun

a series of thoughts, images, and sensations occurring in a person's mind during sleep

‘I had a recurrent dream about falling from great heights’;

Dreamnoun

a state of mind in which someone is or seems to be unaware of their immediate surroundings

‘he had been walking around in a dream all day’;

Dreamnoun

a cherished aspiration, ambition, or ideal

‘I fulfilled a childhood dream when I became champion’;

Dreamnoun

an unrealistic or self-deluding fantasy

‘maybe he could get a job and earn some money—but he knew this was just a dream’;

Dreamnoun

a person or thing perceived as wonderful or perfect

‘it was a dream of a backhand’; ‘her new man's an absolute dream’;

Dreamverb

experience dreams during sleep

‘I dreamed about her last night’;

Dreamverb

see, hear, or feel (something) in a dream

‘I dreamed that I was going to be executed’; ‘maybe you dreamed it’;

Dreamverb

indulge in daydreams or fantasies about something greatly desired

‘she had dreamed of a trip to America’;

Dreamverb

waste one's time in a lazy, unproductive way

‘we dreamed our lives away’;

Dreamverb

contemplate the possibility of doing something or that something might be the case

‘I wouldn't dream of foisting myself on you’; ‘I never dreamed anyone would take offence’;

Dream

A dream is a succession of images, ideas, emotions, and sensations that usually occur involuntarily in the mind during certain stages of sleep. The content and function of dreams are not fully understood, although they have been a topic of scientific, philosophical and religious interest throughout recorded history.

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