Examples of reverie in a Sentence
I was lost in reverie and didn't realize my flight was boarding until it was almost too late.
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From last-ditch sun reveries to Who's That Girl? makeovers, this week's best beauty Instagrams were designed to draw attention.
Soudant says her business went under and her career was irreparably damaged because of Pitt’s refusal to pay for costly architectural reveries.
Having a grandmother and an uncle who had developed diabetes in midlife was reason enough, said my doctor, interrupting my reverie.
With that, Issa (Issa Rae) snaps out of her reverie.
From outdoor reveries to power brows to expertly executed cat eyes, this week's best beauty Instagrams featured a few of our favorite things.
Della’s recurring reveries of her upcoming reality TV stint add an amusingly surreal touch, as the show’s celebrity judge (voiced with suitable British snark by Morrison Keddie) criticizes more than her baking skills.
In the opening sequence, an unnervingly serene young getaway driver evades a clutch of cop cars while lost in his own personal earbud reverie.
Much of his music, especially his salon music, are reveries d’amour.
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Origin and Etymology of reverie
First Known Use: 1654See Words from the same year
Synonymsdaydreaming, study, trance, woolgathering
Related Wordscontemplation, meditation, musing; absentmindedness, absorption, abstraction, preoccupation; chimera, conceit, daydream, delusion, dream, fancy, fantasy (also phantasy), figment, hallucination, illusion, phantasm (also fantasm), pipe dream, unreality, vision
REVERIE Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of reverie for English Language Learners
: a state in which you are thinking about pleasant things
REVERIE Defined for Kids
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