dream world

or dream·world


the world of imagination or illusion rather than of objective reality.

Origin of dream world

First recorded in 1810–20
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Examples from the Web for dream world

Historical Examples of dream world

  • She was staring, absently, over her father's head, into a dream-world.

  • Yet it is clear that this is after all only one side of children's dream-world.

    Children's Ways

    James Sully

  • The catastrophe was still unreal to me, and the world a dream-world.

  • He buried his head in his hands and felt the dream-world tottering about him.


    Alice Hegan Rice

  • There was no thought of weariness in this mazed, dream-world of hers.