129. Dreams


See also 372. SLEEP .

autism
1 . a tendency to daydream.
2 . Psychiatry . an extreme withdrawal into fantasy in thought or behavior, not correctible by external information. — autistic , adj .
oneirocriticism
the interpretation of dreams. — oneirocritic , n . — oneirocritical , adj .
oneirodynia
Medicine . a disturbed sleep, involving nightmare and sometimes sleepwalking.
oneirology
the science and interpretation of dreams. Also oneiroscopy .
oneiromancy
a form of divination involving dreams. — oneiromancer , n .
phantasmagoria
a type of magic-lantern show in which rapidly moving images blend, change size, etc.; hence, any series of images that move and change rapidly, as a dream. — phantasmagorial , phantasmagoric , adj .
pnigalion
a nightmare.
reverist
a person much inclined to dream, especially to day-dream; a dreamy person.

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