Definitions for daymareˈdeɪˌmɛər

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary


  1. a distressing experience, similar to a bad dream, occurring while one is awake.

    Category: Psychiatry

Origin of daymare:

1730–40; day+ (night )mare


  1. daymare(Noun)

    A terrifying experience, having the characteristics of a nightmare, during wakefulness

  2. Origin: From day and nightmare

Webster Dictionary

  1. Daymare(noun)

    a kind of incubus which occurs during wakefulness, attended by the peculiar pressure on the chest which characterizes nightmare


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