Definition of Daydreaming

1. Noun. Absentminded dreaming while awake.




Definition of Daydreaming

1. Verb. (present participle of daydream) ¹

2. Noun. An instance of daydreaming; a daydream or reverie. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Daydreaming

1. daydream [v] - See also: daydream

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Daydreaming

dayboy
daybreak
daybreaks
daycare
daycarer
daycarers
daycares
daycation
daycations
daycoach
daycoaches
daydream
daydreamed
daydreamer
daydreamers
daydreaming (current term)
daydreamings
daydreamlike
daydreams
daydreamt
daydreamy
daye
dayee
dayereh
dayerehs
dayflies
dayflower
dayflowers
dayfly
daygirl

Literary usage of Daydreaming

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1. Aspects of Child Life and Education by Granville Stanley Hall (1921)
"daydreaming, actual divergence of the axes probably being confined to those mental states which most nearly approach the hypnagogic, while the " far-away ..."

2. Human Conduct: A Textbook in General Philosophy and Applied Psychology for by Charles Clinton Peters (1918)
"But there is no doubt that daydreaming involves very serious dangers. ... An hour of daydreaming while one lies in bed in the morning often makes one dull ..."

3. Human Conduct: A Textbook in General Philosophy and Applied Psychology for by Charles Clinton Peters (1918)
"But there is no doubt that daydreaming involves very serious dangers. ... An hour of daydreaming while one lies in bed in the morning often makes one dull ..."

4. Island Song Lyrics by Larry W. Jones (2003)
"Love Fresh Like Morning Sky (08/03/2002) (#070) daydreaming in the sunshine of your sweet love for me Is bike the island breezes that wave as they go by ..."

5. Psychology: A Study of Mental Life by Robert Sessions Woodworth (1921)
"DAY DREAMS daydreaming is a sort of play, more distinctly imaginative than most other play. Simply letting the mind run, as in the instances cited under ..."

6. Growing Readers: Units Of Study In The Primary Classroom by Kathy Collins (2004)
"I teach them how to catch themselves daydreaming and to say, "Okay, back to the book now." •JJ Readers stop and think after reading chunks of text. ..."

7. Using the Resources of the Country Church by Ernest Rutherford Groves (1917)
"church itself may be given to the daydreaming tendency. Religion may be used to cover up an unwillingness to face reality, to meet the moral needs of the ..."

8. Social Forces in Modern Literature by Philo Melvin Buck (1913)
"But the practical affairs of life have a habit of breaking in upon our daydreaming in a most heartless and unphilosophic fashion, as most of these young men ..."

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