Definitions for daydreamˈdeɪˌdrim

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. reverie, revery, daydream, daydreaming, oneirism, air castle, castle in the air, castle in Spain(verb)

    absentminded dreaming while awake

  2. dream, daydream, woolgather, stargaze(verb)

    have a daydream; indulge in a fantasy

  3. daydream, moon(verb)

    have dreamlike musings or fantasies while awake

    "She looked out the window, daydreaming"

Wiktionary

  1. daydream(Noun)

    A spontaneous and fanciful series of thoughts while awake not connected to immediate reality.

  2. daydream(Verb)

    To have such a series of thoughts; to woolgather.

    Stop daydreaming and get back to work!

Webster Dictionary

  1. Daydream(noun)

    a vain fancy speculation; a reverie; a castle in the air; unfounded hope

Freebase

  1. Daydream

    Daydreaming is a short-term detachment from one's immediate surroundings, during which a person's contact with reality is blurred and partially substituted by a visionary fantasy, especially one of happy, pleasant thoughts, hopes or ambitions, imagined as coming to pass, and experienced while awake. There are many types of daydreams, and there is no consistent definition amongst psychologists, however the characteristic that is common to all forms of daydreaming meets the criteria for mild dissociation.

Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of daydream in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of daydream in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Japanese Proverb:

    Vision without action is a daydream. Action without vision is a nightmare.

  2. Japanese Proverb:

    Vision without action is a daydream. Action with without vision is a nightmare.

  3. Jim Sorensen:

    A vision without action is called a daydream; but then again, action without a vision is called a nightmare.

  4. John Honerkamp:

    Typically if you're going out for a 2-hour or 3-hour run, you can't focus the whole time — sometimes it's good to daydream.

  5. David Spiegel:

    If you've ever been lost in a daydream or zoned out and missed your turn while driving your usual route, you've experienced a form of hypnosis.

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