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  • n. Plural form of dreaming.


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  • As for Alma's affair with the painter, the episode is too thinly rendered to bear a complex interpretation, while the accompanying pages on Aboriginal thought systems ( "dreamings") and rock art, which one presumes are meant to lend substance to the affair, read as if copied from a guidebook.

    Look Homeward, Angel

  • No doubt they were the same kind of dreamings as are present in multitudes of imaginative children; they are only of interest in so far as a sexual element was present; and that was algolagnic in character.

    Studies in the Psychology of Sex, Volume 4 Sexual Selection In Man

  • But the worlds were flat and dead, a pale shadow of what humanity could achieve in three hundred years, let alone the fully-open imagination and dreamings of a galaxy-spanning AI.

    Jason Stoddard, Strange and Happy » Blog Archive » Eternal Franchise, 11.2 of 31.1

  • As an older woman, she had high status and was in charge of certain dreamings that she had inherited with the land to which they were connected, down the female side of the family.


  • Well, I guess above all things, that which was true many years ago is still true now, and it's still always your face painted across all my dreamings, and I could name you maybe, and I know I wouldn't dare ---

    hamletwildie Diary Entry

  • Here you will find stories on Aboriginal dreamings, interviews with Aboriginal artists and information on the different Aboriginal art regions.


  • Sadly, they're not part of my nightly dreamings, but they certainly make up much of my daydreaming.

    Archive 2008-04-01

  • The recollection of those incidents, and his own share in them, may have been made the more captivating, perhaps, by the weekly dreamings of old Sol and Captain Cuttle on Sundays.

    Dombey and Son

  • And lo! sudden the Maid did bend unto me, and I to take her into mine arms, out of the vague dreamings of her Memory-dreams.

    The Night Land

  • And so we two to sit there all shaken with dreamings that did concern happenings of the olden world that did lie upward in that dreadful night which made a mighty and deeply roof over that

    The Night Land


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