The key is how much we can brood, and what is meant by brooding—is it to daydream, or is it to agonize over every detail?
We tend to daydream all the time, speculating about the future and dwelling on the past.
Many campaign managers of both parties would share that daydream.
Then he turns it all inside out, giving us his daydream of a city, eight panels at a time.
But others dismiss them, saying this is nothing but the daydream of people who long for some peace.
At the beginning of the address, Gussie had subsided into a sort of daydream, with his mouth hanging open.
At last I had him dead right: broadside to me and motionless as if in a daydream.
Steve went into a daydream with one leg in his trousers until, presently, Tom laughed softly.
The normal time for a daydream is the time when there is no real act to be performed.
When she shook the last drops of the daydream from her, she found herself confronting the boat's only other passenger—himself.