Reverie Definition

rĕvə-rē
reveries
noun
reveries
Dreamy thinking or imagining, esp. of agreeable things; fanciful musing; daydreaming.
Webster's New World
A dreamy, fanciful, or visionary notion or daydream.
Webster's New World
Reverie is a state where you are lost in thoughts and daydreams.
An example of reverie is when you aren't paying attention to what is going on around you because you are daydreaming about going on vacation.
YourDictionary

(archaic) A caper, a frolic; merriment. [From 14thC.]

Wiktionary
Antonyms:
nightmare

Other Word Forms of Reverie

Noun

Singular:
reverie
Plural:
reveries

Origin of Reverie

  • From Old French reverie (“revelry"), from resver (“to dream, to rave"), of uncertain origin. Compare rave.Attested as “caper, frolic," from 14thC; as “daydreaming" from 1657.

    From Wiktionary

  • Middle English revelry from Old French from rever to dream

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

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