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Daydream  n.  A vain fancy speculation; a reverie; a castle in the air; unfounded hope. "Mrs. Lambert's little daydream was over."

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"Daydream" Quotes from Famous Books

... short, blushing even in the darkness at the thought of what he had nearly said. Anchoring against the wooden piles of the bridge, and letting his fancy run riot as it would, he indulged in a shifting daydream, in which pain and a vague sense of consolation were oddly blended. He sighed a good many times, but he smiled once or twice likewise, and at last he gave himself a shake and ...
— The Lost Treasure of Trevlyn - A Story of the Days of the Gunpowder Plot • Evelyn Everett-Green

... would mainly have exerted to secure them their deserved reward, had taken him at his word. And now, if the truth must out, he felt himself disappointed—disappointed not by them but by himself. The daydream of his youth was over, and at the age of forty he felt that he was not fit to work in the spirit of an apostle. He had mistaken himself, and learned his mistake when it was past remedy. He had professed ...
— Barchester Towers • Anthony Trollope

Words linked to "Daydream" :   imagine, stargaze, dream, castle in Spain, stagnate, conceive of, slug, reverie, oneirism, air castle, ideate, laze, dreaming, revery, daydreaming, woolgather, idle, castle in the air, envisage, daydreamer

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