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dream world

or dreamworld

the world of imagination or illusion rather than of objective reality.
Origin of dream world
First recorded in 1810-20 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2017.
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  • It allows for two men to share a dream world created by one of them.

    The Dueling Machine Benjamin William Bova
  • In her dream world a thousand stirring adventures came to her.

    Marching Men Sherwood Anderson
  • Rebecca Mary spoke dreamily, for she felt as if she must be in a dream world.

    Rebecca's Promise Frances R. Sterrett
  • All the years I've been with them I've just been lost in a sort of dream world of ambition.

    The Man in the Twilight Ridgwell Cullum
  • The world became almost a dream world, so hushed and vague it grew.

    The Web of the Golden Spider Frederick Orin Bartlett
  • Within certain limits, two men can do anything they wish within their dream world.

    The Dueling Machine Benjamin William Bova
  • It is never possible to be unhappy all the time, if you own a dream world of your own.

    Madge Morton's Victory Amy D.V. Chalmers
  • He was quiet and inoffensive, spoke little, and seemed to live in a sort of dream world of his own.

  • Some of these men learned to love "the woman" in the abstract, in the dream world, perhaps as the "brushwood girl" of Kipling.

    Sex-education Maurice Alpheus Bigelow

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