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rev·er·ie

 (rĕv′ə-rē)
n.
1. A state of abstracted musing; daydreaming.
2. A daydream: "I felt caught up in a reverie of years long past" (William Styron).

[Middle English, revelry, from Old French, from rever, to dream.]
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reverie

(ˈrɛvərɪ) or

revery

n, pl -eries
1. an act or state of absent-minded daydreaming: to fall into a reverie.
2. (Music, other) a piece of instrumental music suggestive of a daydream
3. archaic a fanciful or visionary notion; daydream
[C14: from Old French resverie wildness, from resver to behave wildly, of uncertain origin; see rave1]
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rev•er•ie

(ˈrɛv ə ri)

n.
1. a state of meditation or fanciful musing: lost in reverie.
2. a daydream.
3. a fantastic, visionary, or impractical idea.
[1325–75; < Old French reverie, derivative of rever to speak wildly]
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.reverie - absentminded dreaming while awakereverie - absentminded dreaming while awake  
dreaming, dream - imaginative thoughts indulged in while awake; "he lives in a dream that has nothing to do with reality"
2.reverie - an abstracted state of absorption
abstractedness, abstraction - preoccupation with something to the exclusion of all else
dream - a state of mind characterized by abstraction and release from reality; "he went about his work as if in a dream"
brown study - a state of deep absorption or thoughtfulness
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reverie

noun daydream, musing, preoccupation, trance, abstraction, daydreaming, inattention, absent-mindedness, brown study, woolgathering, castles in the air or Spain The voice brought him out of his reverie.
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reverie

noun
1. The condition of being so lost in solitary thought as to be unaware of one's surroundings:
2. An illusory mental image:
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Translations
أحْلام اليَقْظَهحُلْم لذيذ
sněnísnění s otevřenýma očima
dagdrøm
álmodozás
dagdraumar
svajingumassvajos mintys
fantāzijasapņainībasapnis
sny

reverie

[ˈrevərɪ] Nensueño m
to be lost in reverieestar absorto, estar ensimismado
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reverie

[ˈrɛvəri] nrêverie f
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reverie

n (liter)Träumereien pl; he drifted off into a reverieer verfiel ins Träumen
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reverie

[ˈrɛvərɪ] nfantasticheria
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reverie

(ˈrevəri) noun
1. a state of pleasant dreamy thought. He was lost in reverie.
2. (usually in plural) a day-dream. pleasant reveries.
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