dream·​scape | \ ˈdrēm-ˌskāp How to pronounce dreamscape (audio) \

Definition of dreamscape

: a dreamlike usually surrealistic scene also : a painting of a dreamscape

Examples of dreamscape in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web In truth, though, the notion that the nation would pivot from Donald Trump’s America to a social-democratic dreamscape always reflected a misreading of political history. Walter Shapiro, The New Republic, "What Now?," 19 Nov. 2020 Passionate tango tunes conjure up a mysteriously romantic dreamscape. Tim Diovanni, Dallas News, "From Buenos Aires to Florence: Dallas Chamber Music Society concert covered a lot of ground," 17 Nov. 2020 Nolan raises the stakes further on the first-level dreamscape, when Saito is mortally shot by a projection. Jennifer Ouellette, Ars Technica, "Can’t watch Tenet? Now is the perfect time to revisit Inception," 7 Sep. 2020 The sensation was haunting, like ambling through a silent dreamscape by Giorgio de Chirico. Sebastian Smee, Washington Post, "I just went to the Met and MoMA after five months away from museums. Someone, please, pick me up off the floor.," 1 Sep. 2020 It is incredibly disarming, even just in my interior dreamscape, not to have that word. Sarah Menkedick, Longreads, "And Then We Grew Up," 10 Aug. 2020 But there is a narrative chasm between the twee and borderless dreamscape of fantasy Britain and actual, material Britain, where rents are rising and racists are running brave. Laurie Penny, Longreads, "Tea, Biscuits, and Empire: The Long Con of Britishness," 10 Aug. 2020 Ushering audiences into a dreamscape, to be sure, is one of the hallmarks of the couture season. Barry Samaha, Harper's BAZAAR, "Valentino Suspends Reality with Its Dreamy Fall 2020 Couture Collection," 21 July 2020 Piccoli's dreamscape should serve to inspire anyone, but particularly those planning and curating celebrations in a mid- and post-COVID-19 world. Carrie Goldberg, Harper's BAZAAR, "Valentino Fall 2020 Haute Couture Was a Wedding Aisle—in the Sky," 21 July 2020

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First Known Use of dreamscape

1948, in the meaning defined above

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“Dreamscape.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/dreamscape. Accessed 1 Dec. 2020.

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