bad dream

noun

: a dream that is scary or upsetting : nightmare
Scary movies always give me bad dreams.

Examples of bad dream in a Sentence

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“Bad dream.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/bad%20dream. Accessed 27 May. 2024.

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