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(ˈrɛv ə ri)

1. a state of meditation or fanciful musing: lost in reverie.
2. a daydream.
3. a fantastic, visionary, or impractical idea.
[1325–75; < Old French reverie, derivative of rever to speak wildly]
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.revery - an abstracted state of absorption
abstractedness, abstraction - preoccupation with something to the exclusion of all else
dream - a state of mind characterized by abstraction and release from reality; "he went about his work as if in a dream"
brown study - a state of deep absorption or thoughtfulness
2.revery - absentminded dreaming while awakerevery - absentminded dreaming while awake  
dreaming, dream - imaginative thoughts indulged in while awake; "he lives in a dream that has nothing to do with reality"
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This melancholy revery was absorbing him more and more, when a song, quaint but full of sweetness, suddenly tore him from it.
He seated himself on the edge of that terrible bed, and fell into melancholy and gloomy revery.
This idea, having once seized upon my fancy, greatly excited it, and I lost myself forthwith in revery. "If ever island were enchanted," said I to myself, "this is it.
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"To make a prairie it takes a clover and one bee, One clover, and a bee, And revery. The revery alone will do, If bees are few."
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