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- adj. Of, relating to, or suggestive of dreams.
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- adj. Of or pertaining to dreams.
- adj. Resembling a dream; dreamlike.
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- adj. of or relating to or suggestive of dreams
Wieseltier often employs bafflingly obscurantist, elliptical, oneiric swirls of thought meant to wow his readers with his putative Kant-like gifts.
Spence's haze suggests an oneiric perception of reality...
Margaret Robertson on Halo's oneiric call to adventure: Halo is a place where I feel peaceful.
At night I had vividly-colored dreams — my oneiric life was bright, well-sighted, visionary in the truest sense.
The Ghost's chassis stiffness — the source of its fantastic ride quality, dynamic competence and hushed, oneiric quiet — is all the more remarkable considering the four enormous holes in the body.
They photographed his oneiric head against a Baroque ceiling.
We can scale up an oxymoron such as "He froze, turning his head slowly to look," into the more complex sort of narrative non sequiturs we get in absurdist or surrealist fiction, the discontinuities that give these works their oneiric quality, the discombobulation engendered where the sentences don't build up into a sensible sequence.
Pataphysical quirks such as these often invite a reading of the narrative as oneiric, the discontinuities modeled on those of dreams, the whole narrative as a representation of a dream even.
The snout of desire is clearly Freudian and harkens perhaps to pre-birth experiences …. or may be alternately interpreted as a spontaneous oneiric image.
But the only thing that will end this oneiric sequence of being shut in and forced out, is the end of the immigration restrictions for Cubans.