oneiromancy


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o·nei·ro·man·cy

 (ō-nī′rə-măn′sē)
n.
The practice of predicting the future through interpretation of dreams.

[Greek oneiros, dream + -mancy.]

o·nei′ro·man′cer n.

oneiromancy

(əʊˈnaɪərəʊˌmænsɪ)
n
rare divination by the interpretation of dreams
[C17: from Greek oneiros dream + -mancy]
oˈneiroˌmancer n

o•nei•ro•man•cy

(oʊˈnaɪ rəˌmæn si)

n.
divination through dreams.
[1645–55; < Greek óneiro(s) dream + -mancy]
o•nei′ro•man`cer, n.

oneiromancy

a form of divination involving dreams. — oneiromancer, n.
See also: Divination
a form of divination involving dreams. — oneiromancer, n.
See also: Dreams

oneiromancy

A form of divination based on dreams.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.oneiromancy - divination through the interpretation of dreams
fortune telling, soothsaying, foretelling, divination - the art or gift of prophecy (or the pretense of prophecy) by supernatural means
Translations
Oneiromantie
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In one of the finest, "Uncertain Oneiromancy," from Sands of the Well, a speaker guides a blind man through a museum at night.
They also practiced magical incantations, the concocting of love potions, oneiromancy and consultation with spirits (Doresse 16).
The majority of his surviving works are poems, many of which explicitly deal with lokiya-classed knowledge such as astrology, and he is also remembered for his learning in Sanskrit, oneiromancy, and vedanga.