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[dreem-lis] /ˈdrim lɪs/
undisturbed by dreams:
a sound and dreamless sleep.
Origin of dreamless
1595-1605; dream + -less
Related forms
dreamlessly, adverb
dreamlessness, noun Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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  • But, deep dreamless sleep would take you down to the lowest frequency.
  • Then the day ended not, and night was a dreamless terror, and joy and sleep slipped away.
  • Their adult companions will be driven to dreamless slumber.
  • It's what you lose when you fall into a deep, dreamless slumber and what you regain when you wake up.
  • Self from self in the deep sleep of some dreamless night.
Word Origin and History for dreamless

c.1600, from dream (n.) + -less. Old English dreamleas meant "joyless." Related: Dreamlessly; dreamlessness.

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper
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