dreaminess

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n dreaminess a relaxed comfortable feeling
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Dreaminess The state of being dreamy.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n dreaminess The state of being dreamy, or given to reverie.
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Quotations

  • Les Brown
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    “Goals are not dreamy, pie-in-the-sky ideals. They have every day practical applications and they should be practical.”
  • James Russell Lowell
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    “There is no self-delusion more fatal than that which makes the conscience dreamy with the anodyne of lofty sentiments, while the life is groveling and sensual.”
  • Charles Simmons
    Charles Simmons
    “Both mind and heart when given up to reveries and dreaminess, have a thousand avenues open for the entrance of evil.”

Usage

In literature:

John raised dreamy eyes.
"A Son of the City" by Herman Gastrell Seely
Ronald joined them at this moment, and looked from one to the other with his big, dreamy eyes.
"Big Game" by Mrs. George de Horne Vaizey
His eyes gazed into the coals, dreamy, heavy, half open, gleaming like dark slits under the brows.
"The Black Cross" by Olive M. Briggs
At all events we stayed, and, as I say, what followed appears to me now to have been dreamy and strange.
"Devon Boys" by George Manville Fenn
You see, I am such an abstracted, dreamy man.
"Yussuf the Guide" by George Manville Fenn
Mrs. Fullerton sat watching them with a dreamy smile.
"The Daughters of Danaus" by Mona Caird
She lifted her eyelids with a dreamy and wistful regard.
"Wisdom, Wit, and Pathos of Ouida" by Ouida
The April sunshine, streaming in at the long windows, filled the Greenwood drawing-room with dreamy gold.
"The Long Roll" by Mary Johnston
Sara gone, she went back to her old dreamy life.
"Olive A Novel" by Dinah Maria Craik, (AKA Dinah Maria Mulock)
The child was shy, dreamy, sensitive, inventive, and a liar.
"Despair's Last Journey" by David Christie Murray
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In poetry:

Thy walls are high in heaven,
Thy streets are gay and wide,
Beneath thy towers at even
The dreamy waters glide.
"The City (2)" by Archibald Lampman
My autumn time and Nature's hold
A dreamy tryst together,
And, both grown old, about us fold
The golden-tissued weather.
"St. Martin's Summer" by John Greenleaf Whittier
Witless of the enamour'd presence,
Like a dreamy lotus bud
From its drowsy stem down-drooping,
Gazed she in the glowing flood.
"Daphne" by George Meredith
Maiden! with the fair brown tresses
Shading o'er thy dreamy eye,
Floating on thy thoughtful forehead
Cloud wreaths of its sky.
"To ------," by John Greenleaf Whittier
Full of gladness, full of yearning,
Strange with dreamy melody,
Like a bird whose heart is burning,
Wildly sweet it sang to me.
"One Day And Another: A Lyrical Eclogue – Part V" by Madison Julius Cawein
To outer senses there is peace,
A dreamy peace on either hand
Deep silence in the shadowy land,
Deep silence where the shadows cease.
"La Fuite De La Lune" by Oscar Wilde

In news:

We don't believe a word of it because we think he's dreamy.
Pattinson perfection, the dude is just dreamy.
And United Airlines is sweetening that dreamy proposition for their premier passengers with a new turn-down service on long-haul international flights.
The movie is in pre production and Super Dreamy Ryan Gosling might be the star.
Who plays the dreamy-eyed and dreamy-voiced Blaine, one half of one half of the show's two power couples.
Stir It Up has collected seven rich, flaky, crunchy, dreamy – wonderful in every way – pie recipes for Thanksgiving.
The dreamy electro-pop Brooklyn band released their newest single since their well-received 2011 album True Loves.
French designer Philippe Starck created the hotel 's dreamy look.
Once a solo project and now a five piece, Lord Huron 's mix of dreamy world influenced indie island pop and Graceland styled grooves.
Everything from the trailer to the billboards looks delicious and dreamy -- but what's the movie about.
DiCaprio To Bank Dreamy Paycheck From ' Inception '.
Did ' Inception ' steal its dreamy plot.
It took 1,905 Instagram photos for Mexican band The Plastics Revolution to stitch together their dreamy, fantastic new video for the song, " Invasión ".
They may want to slow down and immerse themselves in the dreamy, inward, otherworldly escapes created by local artist Virginia Vilchis.
Paul Rush sails to dreamy tropical islands under the spirit of the Bula.
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In science:

The dreamy musings of the previous paragraph are sub ject to the sharp criticism that having a strongly broken gauge symmetry is as useless as having no symmetry at all.
String duality, automorphic forms, and generalized Kac-Moody algebras
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