Definition of Dreamlike

1. Adjective. Resembling a dream. "As irrational and surreal as a dream"

Exact synonyms: Surreal
Similar to: Unreal



Definition of Dreamlike

1. Adjective. Like something from a dream; having a sense of vagueness, insubstantiality, or incongruousness. ¹

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Definition of Dreamlike

1. [adj]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Dreamlike

dreamier
dreamiest
dreamily
dreaminess
dreaminesses
dreaming
dreaming track
dreamingly
dreamings
dreamland
dreamlands
dreamless
dreamlessly
dreamlessness
dreamlessnesses
dreamlike (current term)
dreamlikeness
dreams
dreamscape
dreamscapes
dreamt
dreamtime
dreamtimes
dreamward
dreamware
dreamwork
dreamworld
dreamworlds
dreamwrapt

Literary usage of Dreamlike

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Southern Writers: Selections in Prose and Verse by William Peterfield Trent (1905)
"dreamlike, in curves of palest gold, The wavering mist-wreaths manifold Part ... dreamlike, in fitful, murmurous sighs, I hear the distant west wind rise, ..."

2. Southern Writers: Selections in Prose and Verse by William Peterfield Trent (1905)
"dreamlike, in curves of palest gold, The wavering mist-wreaths manifold Part ... dreamlike, in fitful, murmurous sighs, I hear the distant west wind rise, ..."

3. Human Personality and Its Survival of Bodily Death by Frederic William Henry Myers, Leopold Hamilton Myers (1907)
"The intelligence which thus responds is in my view only a fragmentary intelligence; it is a dreamlike scrap of the subliminal self, functioning apart from ..."

4. Human Personality and Its Survival of Bodily Death by Frederic William Henry Myers (1903)
"There we see certain dreamlike incoherent faculties functioning with undue ... Acting in dreamlike fashion these fragments of subliminal faculty disturb and ..."

5. Outlines of German Literature by Joseph Gostwick, Robert Harrison (1883)
"It is hard to divest the times of which we now write of their dreamlike ... But when we come to the Hohenstaufen times, what dreamlike figures meet us there ..."

6. The Ridpath Library of Universal Literature: A Biographical and by John Clark Ridpath (1903)
"dreamlike, in curves of palest gold, The wavering mist-wreaths manifold Part ... dreamlike, in fitful, murmurous sighs, I hear the distant west wind rise, ..."

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