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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Usually, pastoral poems feature the poet entering a state of calm or reverie during a visit to nature, or immediately afterward.
There’s more but the motive for her reverie is clear.
And out came an extraordinary array of classic fabrics — seersuckers and golf club madras and houndstooth — rewoven in tulle and reconceived in the attenuated, exaggerated lines of a nighttime reverie.
Three Songs About Lenin (1934), Lullaby (1937), and The Three Heroines (1938) all hewed to the Stalinist party line, though Vertov's abiding sense of reverie left him out of step with the socialist realism of the era.
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.
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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
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