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dereism

a mode of thinking directed away from reality and toward fantasy without cognizance of ordinary rules of logic. — dereistic, adj.
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Heaven is a kind of dereistic dream, somewhat autistic, if you like." I thought, Wow, all my years in psychotherapy were finally paying off.
Certainly, this dimension should be evoked in a register that has nothing unreal, or dereistic, about it, but is rather unrealized.