dreamlike dreamlike adj. resembling a dream; vague or fantastic; as, night invested the lake with a dreamlike quality.

Syn: surreal. [WordNet 1.5]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • dreamlike — (Roget s Thesaurus II) adjective Of, relating to, or in the nature of an illusion; lacking reality: chimeric, chimerical, delusive, delusory, hallucinatory, illusive, illusory, phantasmal, phantasmagoric, phantasmic, visionary. See REAL …   English dictionary for students

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