reverie

Part of speech: noun

Listless musing; a day dream.

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Usage examples "reverie":

  1. Valerie saw him off in the morning: the two had all day to think upon their state; his home- coming at even delivered a perfect reverie. - "Anthony Lyveden", Dornford Yates.
  2. The girls let out a yell that startled Rick from his reverie. - "The Flying Stingaree", Harold Leland Goodwin.
  3. It was so sharp a motion that he started instantly from his reverie to meet it, but his alacrity was mechanical. - "The Coast of Chance", Esther Chamberlain Lucia Chamberlain.