dream vision


: a usually medieval poem having a framework in which the poet pictures himself as falling asleep and envisioning in his dream a series of allegorical people and events

Examples of dream vision in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Each morning the missionary wonders whether the old man’s latest dream vision will spell the death of him. Justin E. H. Smith, WIRED, 7 Mar. 2023 My dream vision for myself is having wavy, messy hair. ELLE, 26 Jan. 2022 That same year, Life published one of Julius Shulman’s now legendary photographs of the Kaufmann House—a dream vision of postwar leisure, with Liliane Kaufmann lounging by the pool as the Palm Springs sun sets behind desert mountains. Alex Ross, The New Yorker, 20 Sep. 2021 On her dream vision for twenty years from now, Marie hopes the data will inform wellness solutions that are integrated into all aspects of Black life, such as programming to help children in schools who have experienced trauma, for example. Anna Haines, Forbes, 9 Mar. 2021 As the movie heads to the big screen all over again, its teen dream vision is sure to inspire a brand new generation. Janelle Okwodu, Vogue, 22 Mar. 2019

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Word History

First Known Use

1906, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of dream vision was in 1906

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“Dream vision.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/dream%20vision. Accessed 23 Feb. 2024.

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