dream·​world | \ ˈdrēm-ˌwərld How to pronounce dreamworld (audio) \

Definition of dreamworld

: a world of illusion or fantasy

Examples of dreamworld in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web It’s theater of the absurd in a surrealist setting: a dreamworld built to question the hypercompetitive technosphere broadly accepted as reality. Jonathon Keats, Forbes, 8 June 2022 Being lulled into this dreamworld by the government. Daniel Kreps, Rolling Stone, 21 Jan. 2022 Being lulled into this dreamworld by the government. Josh Chesler, SPIN, 21 Jan. 2022 Being lulled into this dreamworld by the government. Neena Rouhani, Billboard, 21 Jan. 2022 Traditionally, someone who touches Meredith in her dreamworld dies. Lincee Ray, EW.com, 23 Apr. 2021 Unable to accept the real reasons Germany had lost, Hitler, a fantasist since his adolescence, took refuge in a dreamworld of conspiracy theory in which Jews were allocated a uniquely malevolent role. Andrew Stuttaford, National Review, 20 Feb. 2020 Grinnan filtered the dreamworld of Surrealist tradition through contemporary channels of Conceptual art, unplugging calculation from the instrumental lay of the land. Christopher Knight, latimes.com, 18 June 2019 Your work feels like surreal snapshots of a Lynchian dreamworld—a place where American middle class suburbia is kind of exalted into this exotic realm. Andrea Alonso, Los Angeles Magazine, 21 May 2018 See More

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First Known Use of dreamworld

1817, in the meaning defined above

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“Dreamworld.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/dreamworld. Accessed 27 Jun. 2022.

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