Reverie

Definition of Reverie

Rev´er`ie
n.1.A loose or irregular train of thought occurring in musing or mediation; deep musing; daydream.
When ideas float in our mind without any reflection or regard of the understanding, it is that which the French call revery, our language has scarce a name for it.
- Locke.
2.An extravagant conceit of the fancy; a vision.
There are infinite reveries and numberless extravagancies pass through both [wise and foolish minds].
- Addison.

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