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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - An abstracted state of absorption; Absentminded dreaming while awake.

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  • Meaning may retreat in reverie, but like the repressed it always returns.
  • He takes refuge in reverie, even turning to his dead mother (Sophia Loren) and influential memories from his youth.
  • The inheritance spent, the painters indulge in reverie, romanticizing the past, retreating into what Jung would call the collective unconscious.
  • Virginia became silent and melancholy, and whole hours were spent in reverie. for more
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