Synonyms for reverie
- castles in the air
- fool's paradise
- head trip
- mind trip
- pipe dream
Antonyms for reverie
EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR REVERIE
Halson roused himself from the reverie in which he was sitting with glazed eyes.
Each one of his words lulled and prolonged the reverie of Angelique.
His reverie was broken abruptly by the jangling supper-bell.
He was roused from his reverie by the arrival of Selina's letter.
Virginia started from her reverie, but held the volume fast.
Philip, absorbed in his reverie, perceived him not, and continued his way.
Bulan, startled at the question, looked up from his reverie.
This resolution coloured his reverie throughout the uptown journey.
The quick step of Fonseca interrupted the courtier's reverie.
The sound of quick pattering steps roused him from his reverie.
mid-14c., reuerye, "wild conduct, frolic," from Old French reverie, resverie "revelry, raving, delirium" (Modern French rêverie), from resver "to dream, wander, rave" (12c., Modern French rêver), of uncertain origin (also the root of rave). Meaning "daydream" is first attested 1650s, a reborrowing from French. As a type of musical composition, it is attested from 1880. Related: Reverist.