View synonyms for dreamscape


[ dreem-skeyp ]


  1. a dreamlike, often surrealistic scene.
  2. a painting depicting such a scene.

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Word History and Origins

Origin of dreamscape1

First recorded in 1965–70; dream + -scape

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Example Sentences

A cloud layer hung low and thickly over the valley, as if the ground had been elevated to the heavens and into a dreamscape.

When it’s really cold, you might even catch a hard frost, which crystallizes fallen leaves and tree branches into an otherworldly dreamscape.

The results showed that lucid dreamers were not just in control of their dreamscape but could execute decisions that had been outlined while they were awake.

Shrewd advocates conjured a dreamscape of respectable, highly educated, model minorities—many of whom would come from India’s dominant castes.

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It was unpleasant and discombobulating: a simulation of hostage-taking, mental asylum and demented dreamscape all rolled into one.


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