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Nightmare vs. Paradise

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Nightmarenoun

A demon or monster, thought to plague people while they slept and cause a feeling of suffocation and terror during sleep.

Paradisenoun

The place where sanctified souls are believed to live after death.

‘Living in paradise comes with a price.’;

Nightmarenoun

(obsolete) Sleep paralysis.

Paradisenoun

(Abrahamic religions) A garden where Adam and Eve first lived after being created.

Nightmarenoun

A very bad or frightening dream.

‘I had a nightmare that I tried to run but could neither move nor breathe.’;

Paradisenoun

(figuratively) A very pleasant place; a place full of lush vegetation.

‘an island paradise in the Caribbean; a shoppers’ paradise’;

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Nightmarenoun

(figuratively) Any bad, miserable, difficult or terrifying situation or experience that arouses anxiety, terror, agony or great displeasure.

‘Cleaning up after identity theft can be a nightmare of phone calls and letters.’;

Paradisenoun

(figuratively) A very pleasant experience.

Nightmarenoun

A fiend or incubus formerly supposed to cause trouble in sleep.

Paradisenoun

An open space within a monastery or adjoining a church, such as the space within a cloister, the open court before a basilica, etc.

Nightmarenoun

A trerrifying or oppressive dream characterized by a sense of helplessness in the face of danger, extreme uneasiness or discomfort (as of weight on the chest or stomach, impossibility of motion or speech, etc.) or extreme anxiety, from which one wakes in a troubled state of mind.

Paradisenoun

(obsolete) A churchyard or cemetery.

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Nightmarenoun

Any overwhelming, oppressive, or terrifying experience resembling a nightmare{2} especially in the inability to escape from an unpleasant situation.

Paradisenoun

(slang) The upper gallery in a theatre.

Nightmarenoun

a situation resembling a terrifying dream

Paradiseverb

To place (as) in paradise.

Nightmarenoun

a terrifying or deeply upsetting dream

Paradiseverb

(obsolete) To transform into a paradise.

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Nightmare

A nightmare, also called a bad dream, is an unpleasant dream that can cause a strong emotional response from the mind, typically fear but also despair, anxiety or great sadness. However, psychological nomenclature differentiates between nightmares and bad dreams; specifically, people remain asleep during bad dreams, whereas nightmares can awaken individuals.

Paradiseverb

To affect or exalt with visions of happiness.

Paradisenoun

The garden of Eden, in which Adam and Eve were placed after their creation.

Paradisenoun

The abode of sanctified souls after death.

‘To-day shalt thou be with me in paradise.’; ‘It sounds to him like her mother's voice,Singing in Paradise.’;

Paradisenoun

A place of bliss; a region of supreme felicity or delight; hence, a state of happiness.

‘The earthShall be all paradise.’; ‘Wrapt in the very paradise of some creative vision.’;

Paradisenoun

An open space within a monastery or adjoining a church, as the space within a cloister, the open court before a basilica, etc.

Paradisenoun

A churchyard or cemetery.

Paradiseverb

To affect or exalt with visions of felicity; to entrance; to bewitch.

Paradisenoun

any place of complete bliss and delight and peace

Paradisenoun

(Christianity) the abode of righteous souls after death

Paradisenoun

(in some religions) heaven as the ultimate abode of the just

‘martyrs who die in battle with the ungodly earn instant transmission to paradise’;

Paradisenoun

the abode of Adam and Eve before the Fall in the biblical account of the Creation; the Garden of Eden.

Paradisenoun

an ideal or idyllic place or state

‘the surrounding countryside is a walker's paradise’; ‘my idea of paradise is to relax on the seafront’;

Paradise

In religion, paradise is a place of exceptional happiness and delight. Paradisiacal notions are often laden with pastoral imagery, and may be cosmogonical or eschatological or both, often compared to the miseries of human civilization: in paradise there is only peace, prosperity, and happiness.

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