- of or relating to dreams.
Origin of oneiric
1855–60; < Greek óneir(os) dream + -ic
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Examples from the Web for oneiric
I prefer to write first drafts as soon as possible after waking, so that the oneiric inscape is still present to me.Will Self: How I Write
January 9, 2013
The effect is an oneiric blend on his computer screen that he moves through, struggling with the touchpad mouse.Baryshnikov Unbound
Ross Kenneth Urken
May 17, 2009
If the former be a question of sleep or of the moments preceding sleep, it is oneiric or pre-oneiric.Decadence and Other Essays on the Culture of Ideas
Remy de Gourmont
- of or relating to dreams
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Word Origin and History for oneiric
Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper
- Of, relating to, or suggestive of dreams.
- Of, relating to, or characterizing the clinical state of oneirophrenia.
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