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- noun rare Dream-like experiences or qualities;
- noun psychiatry A state of abnormal
consciousnessin which dream-like experiences and hallucinations happen while awake.
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- noun absentminded dreaming while awake
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From oneir- + -ism.
I liked her description of it as "slowing time down" and found the rocking motion of her head appealing, as I reported on Bachelard's notion of oneirism.