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REVERIE

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does reverie mean? 

REVERIE (noun)
  The noun REVERIE has 2 senses:

1. absentminded dreaming while awake
2. an abstracted state of absorption

  Familiarity information: REVERIE used as a noun is rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


REVERIE (noun)


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Meaning:

Absentminded dreaming while awake

Classified under:

Nouns denoting cognitive processes and contents

Synonyms:

reverie; oneirism; daydreaming; daydream; castle in the air; castle in Spain; air castle; revery

Hypernyms ("reverie" is a kind of...):

dream; dreaming (imaginative thoughts indulged in while awake)


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Meaning:

An abstracted state of absorption

Classified under:

Nouns denoting cognitive processes and contents

Synonyms:

revery; reverie

Hypernyms ("reverie" is a kind of...):

abstractedness; abstraction (preoccupation with something to the exclusion of all else)

Hyponyms (each of the following is a kind of "reverie"):

dream (a state of mind characterized by abstraction and release from reality)

brown study (a state of deep absorption or thoughtfulness)


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