Definition of Oneiromancy

1. Noun. Divination through the interpretation of dreams.

Generic synonyms: Divination, Foretelling, Fortune Telling, Soothsaying
Derivative terms: Oneiromancer



Definition of Oneiromancy

1. n. Divination by means of dreams.

Definition of Oneiromancy

1. Noun. Divination by the interpretation of dreams. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Oneiromancy

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Medical Definition of Oneiromancy

1. Divination by means of dreams. Origin: Gr. A dream + -mancy. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Oneiromancy

oneirocritical
oneirocriticism
oneirocritics
oneirodynia
oneirodynia activa
oneirodynia gravis
oneiroid
oneirologies
oneirologist
oneirologists
oneirology
oneiromancer
oneiromancers
oneiromancies
oneiromancy (current term)
oneironaut
oneironautics
oneironauts
oneirophobia
oneirophrenia
oneirophrenias
oneirophrenic
oneiroscopist
oneiroscopists
oneiroscopy
oneish
oneitis
oneliness
oneling

Literary usage of Oneiromancy

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1. Primitive Culture: Researches Into the Development of Mythology, Philosophy by Sir Edward Burnett Tylor (1891)
"Occult Sciences—Magical powers attributed by higher to lower races— Magical processes based on Association of Ideas—Omens—Augury, &c. —oneiromancy— ..."

2. Science and Literature in the Middle Ages, and at the Period of the Renaissance by P. L. Jacob (1878)
"THE OCCULT SCIENCES. The Origin of Magic.—The Savants and Philosophers reputed to be Magicians.—Different Forms of Occult Sciences.—oneiromancy. ..."

3. The Cradle of the Twin Giants, Science and History by Henry Christmas (1849)
"HAVING so far treated upon the theories by which oneiromancy was supported, and beheld it, if it has one, upon its philosophical side, we must now reverse ..."

4. Science and Literature in the Middle Ages and the Renaissance by P. L. Jacob (1878)
"THE OCCULT SCIENCES. The Origin of Magic.—The Savants and Philosophers reputed to be Magicians.—Different Forms of Occult Sciences.—oneiromancy. ..."

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