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day·dream

 (dā′drēm′)
n.
A dreamlike musing or fantasy while awake, especially of the fulfillment of wishes or hopes.
intr.v. day·dreamed or day·dreamt (-drĕmt′), day·dream·ing, day·dreams
To have dreamlike musings or fantasies while awake.

day′dream′er n.

daydreaming

(ˈdeɪˌdriːmɪŋ)
n
indulgence in daydreams
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.daydreaming - absentminded dreaming while awakedaydreaming - absentminded dreaming while awake  
dreaming, dream - imaginative thoughts indulged in while awake; "he lives in a dream that has nothing to do with reality"

daydreaming

noun
The condition of being so lost in solitary thought as to be unaware of one's surroundings:
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