He flashes with anger—especially when his reveries are interrupted—dwells on death, and experiences curious lapses of memory.
It is never pleasant to have one's reveries abruptly broken; the nerves are agacs, if nothing worse.
I am a prey tonight to reveries that make of me a dull companion.
As these reveries floated through the clear, active brain of the invalid youth, the door of his chamber softly opened.
Very suddenly one day was he roused out of one of these reveries.
The menace of the future was in her reveries, and she had lost her youth, and her figure, and her admirers.
I could hear them talking; but lay still, because I was loth to have my reveries disturbed.
The trash in our scholastic theology has nothing to do with the trash in Zarathustra's reveries.
As for Jenkins, she affects to take all her mistress's reveries for gospel.
We should beware of the nature of the reveries that fasten on us.
mid-14c., reuerye, "wild conduct, frolic," from Old French reverie, resverie "revelry, raving, delirium" (Modern French rêverie), from resver "to dream, wander, rave" (12c., Modern French rêver), of uncertain origin (also the root of rave). Meaning "daydream" is first attested 1650s, a reborrowing from French. As a type of musical composition, it is attested from 1880. Related: Reverist.