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revery

[rev-uh-ree] /ˈrɛv ə ri/
noun, plural reveries.
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  • In amnesiac revery it is easy to overlook the services that ecosystems provide humanity.
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reverie

/ˈrɛvərɪ/
noun (pl) -eries
1.
an act or state of absent-minded daydreaming to fall into a reverie
2.
a piece of instrumental music suggestive of a daydream
3.
(archaic) a fanciful or visionary notion; daydream
Word Origin
C14: from Old French resverie wildness, from resver to behave wildly, of uncertain origin; see rave1
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