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Saturday, October 10, 2009

Definitions for reverie

  1. A state of dreamy meditation or fanciful musing.
  2. A daydream.
  3. A fantastic, visionary, or impractical idea.

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Citations for reverie
Walking seems to have become Rousseau's chosen mode of being because within a walk he is able to live in thought and reverie, to be self-sufficient, and thus to survive the world he feels has betrayed him. Rebecca Solnit, Wanderlust: A History of Walking
He was pulled out of his reverie by the buzzing of his cell phone. Robert O'Harrow, No Place to Hide
Origin of reverie
1325-1375
Reverie is from Middle English, revelry, from Old French, from rever, to dream.
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