dreamworld

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dreamworld

(ˈdriːmˌwɜːld)
n
1. derogatory a world of fantasy
2. a dream-like world
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Noun1.dreamworld - a pleasing country existing only in dreams or imagination
fictitious place, imaginary place, mythical place - a place that exists only in imagination; a place said to exist in fictional or religious writings
Translations
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References in classic literature ?
She could make dream-worlds of her own, but no dream-world would satisfy her now.
The shattering of all her little dream-world, the crushing blow on her new-born passion, afflicted her pleasure-craving nature with an overpowering pain that annihilated all impulse to resistance, and suspended her anger.
It was a newer crisis in Rosamond's experience than even Dorothea could imagine: she was under the first great shock that had shattered her dream-world in which she had been easily confident of herself and critical of others; and this strange unexpected manifestation of feeling in a woman whom she had approached with a shrinking aversion and dread, as one who must necessarily have a jealous hatred towards her, made her soul totter all the more with a sense that she had been walking in an unknown world which had just broken in upon her.
The reality of distressing dreams is created by the way the dreamer perceives the dream-world as part of one's existential interrelatedness.