Definition of Dreamfully

1. Adverb. In a dreamy manner. "`She would look beautiful in the new dress,' Tommy said dreamily"

Exact synonyms: Dreamily, Moonily
Partainyms: Dreamy, Moony



Definition of Dreamfully

1. [adv]

Lexicographical Neighbors of Dreamfully

dreamboats
dreambound
dreamcatcher
dreamcatchers
dreamchild
dreamchildren
dreame
dreamed
dreamed(a)
dreamer
dreamers
dreamery
dreames
dreameth
dreamful
dreamfully (current term)
dreamfulness
dreamfulnesses
dreamgirl
dreamgirls
dreamier
dreamiest
dreamily
dreaminess
dreaminesses
dreaming
dreaming track
dreamingly
dreamings
dreamland

Literary usage of Dreamfully

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Red Badge of Courage: An Episode of the American Civil War by Stephen Crane (1900)
"Some pea soup," he repeated dreamfully. The youth arose from the ground. " I wonder where he came from. I left him over there." He pointed. ..."

2. Ben-Hur by Lew Wallace (1881)
"Presently, as singers dreamfully play with a flitting chorus, he began repeating to himself, "Better be a worm, and feed on the mulberries of Daphne, ..."

3. The Life of Reason; Or, The Phases of Human Progress by George Santayana (1905)
"inspiration in having only one passion left, nor in dreamfully accepting or renouncing all the passions together. Spirituality, if identified with such ..."

4. Library of the World's Best Literature, Ancient and Modern by Charles Dudley Warner, Hamilton Wright Mabie, Lucia Isabella Gilbert Runkle, George H Warner (1902)
"T ASPECTS OF THE PINES ALT., sombre, grim, against the morning sky They rise, scarce touched by melancholy airs, Which stir the fadeless foliage dreamfully, ..."

5. The Bookman (1900)
"The village disappeared behind me, but, regardless of my whereabouts, I strolled dreamfully along until at last I stumbled over an inequality in the grass. ..."

6. The World's Best Poetry by Bliss Carman (1904)
"... sand The feather-shadowed ferns drooped dreamfully; The solitude's evading harmony Mingled remotely over sea and land; A light wind woke and whispered ..."

7. Library of Southern Literature by Edwin Anderson Alderman, Joel Chandler Harris, Charles William Kent (1909)
"... sombre, grim, against the morning sky They rise, scarce touched by melancholy airs, Which stir the fadeless foliage dreamfully, ..."

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