- A series of pleasant thoughts that distract one’s attention from the present: she was lost in a daydreamMore example sentences
reverie, trance, fantasy, vision, fancy, hallucination, musing, brown study, imagining; inattention, inattentiveness, wool-gathering, preoccupation, brooding, obliviousness, engrossment, absorption, self-absorption, absent-mindedness, absence of mind, staring into space, abstraction, lack of concentration, lack of application; Scottish dwam• humorous blonde momentpipe dream, fantasy, figment of the imagination, unrealizable dream, castle in the air, castle in Spain; wishful thinking; fond hopes, wishes• informal pie in the sky
- Em scanned the schoolyard with drooped eyelids in a pleasant daydream trying to find a liable distraction.
- Reluctantly stirring from her very pleasant daydreams, Hope looked upwards and found Frank Metcalfe smiling down at her.
- The booming of that door seemed to have woken me from a pleasant daydream, abruptly bringing cold reality back into sharp focus.
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- Indulge in a daydream: stop daydreaming and pay attentionMore example sentences
- When he was 11, his teachers had to tell him to stop daydreaming about acting all the time and work harder at his studies.
- It didn't stop her from daydreaming though, that she could be the girl to help him love again.
- Even so, she had never stopped wistfully daydreaming about what could have been, of the life she could have lived on Lothos.