[ US /ˈdɹimˌɫaɪk/ ]
[ UK /dɹˈiːmla‍ɪk/ ]
  1. resembling a dream
    as irrational and surreal as a dream
    night invested the lake with a dreamlike quality
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How To Use dreamlike In A Sentence

  • This directed Gauguin's search for sacred art away from our world of afflictions, through a penitential view of personal martyrdom to a symbolist, dreamlike transcendence available to initiates alone.
  • One dancer's traipse over a billowing canopy suggested a walk on the moon; another's gymnastics under running water was both dreamlike and unsettling.
  • The almost dreamlike film that seems to cover his paintings, softening and refining reality, is swept away in the drawings on view, which have the immediacy, the circumstantiality, of life itself. Two Complementary Quests
  • Her paintings have a naive, dreamlike quality.
  • This other world is dreamlike, dark and sensual; time stands eerily still, doors are slightly ajar with nothing but blackness behind them.
  • Autumn is the greatest reminder: It reminds us how dreamlike beauties our earth has and it reminds us how all these beautiful dreams can easily vanish! Mehmet Murat ildan 
  • Many of Smith's stories are rewrites of Chinese myths and fables, with casts of characters out of his dreamlike human universe.
  • A wonderful song with a beautiful melody and dreamlike chord changes. Times, Sunday Times
  • He was dazed and dreamlike, seemingly unaware of the previous day's events.
  • In Ghost in Love, Carroll does this again, but even moreso, using a kind of dreamlike fluidity to constantly rewrite the rules of his world and its magic as evil and good tear apart the lives of Ben, German, Pilot and Ling and the people around them. Boing Boing
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