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- n. Dream-like experiences or qualities; dreaminess.
- n. A state of abnormal consciousness in which dream-like experiences and hallucinations happen while awake.
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- n. absentminded dreaming while awake
From oneir- + -ism. (Wiktionary)
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.