- Classical Mythology. a son of Hypnos and the god of dreams.
- in the arms of Morpheus, asleep.
Origin of Morpheus
Examples from the Web for morpheus
Project Morpheus developers will be able to guarantee a consistent experience for every user; Rift developers will not.The Game You Wear on Your Face: Virtual Reality Is Finally Here
May 8, 2014
But on this morning there is no slothful skulking in the arms of Morpheus.Camps, Quarters and Casual Places
Forrester needed no introductions to Morpheus, the God of Sleep.Pagan Passions
Gordon Randall Garrett
He was soon in the arms of Morpheus, and arose in the morning as gay as a lark.The Expressman and the Detective</p>
He tried every position, every trick for propitiating Morpheus.The Panchronicon
Harold Steele Mackaye
Here Morpheus finally conquered, and he sank into dreamless repose.Blown to Bits
- Greek myth the god of sleep and dreams
Word Origin and History for morpheus
name for the god of dreams in Ovid, son of Sleep, literally "the maker of shapes," from Greek morphe "form, shape, figure," especially "a fine figure, a beautiful form; beauty, fashion, outward appearance," perhaps from PIE *merph-, a possible Greek root meaning "form." Related: Morphean. Cf. Morpho, an epithet of Aphrodite, literally "shapely."
A Roman god of sleep and dreams.