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Saturday, October 10, 2009

Definitions for reverie

  1. A state of dreamy meditation or fanciful musing.
  2. A daydream.
  3. A fantastic, visionary, or impractical idea.

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Citations for reverie
Walking seems to have become Rousseau's chosen mode of being because within a walk he is able to live in thought and reverie, to be self-sufficient, and thus to survive the world he feels has betrayed him. Rebecca Solnit, Wanderlust: A History of Walking
He was pulled out of his reverie by the buzzing of his cell phone. Robert O'Harrow, No Place to Hide
Origin of reverie
Reverie is from Middle English, revelry, from Old French, from rever, to dream.