Definitions

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  • n. The state or condition of being dreamless; lack of dreams.

Etymologies

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From dreamless +‎ -ness.

Examples

  • From fever dream, he moved into welcome dreamlessness, and from then into the pain that always woke him when his medicines wore off.

    Exile's Honor

  • Cramps and glare woke him up sweaty and itchy; his foot hit the horn and black dreamlessness became sound waves bouncing off four bloody walls.

    The Big Nowhere

  • And until tonight there had scarcely been time even to think, her days had been full, at night she had gone to bed to sleep in happy dreamlessness.

    The Shadow of the East

  • The stars watched over her, a pale, worn-out girl sleeping alone in the heart of the wilderness; the night breezes sang through the century-old tree-tops; and Judith, having striven to the utter-most, slept in heavy dreamlessness.

    Judith of Blue Lake Ranch

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