oneiric

ADJECTIVE
  1. of or relating to or suggestive of dreams
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How To Use oneiric In A Sentence

  • On the basis of written documents, we can catch a glimpse of ephemeral spaces that were at the same time orderly and oneiric, unreal.
  • A number of decisions were reportedly made about Ubuntu 11.10, or "Oneiric Ocelot," at the conference, while numerous other questions are still being debated.
  • The film, Un chien andalou (An Andalusian Dog), like Dali's paintings of that era, summons from the unconscious oneiric images weighty with a mysterious significance that would require an interpreter to reveal.
  • In its own insidious way, the movie exerts an oneiric pull, as hypnotic as the sight of Skull Island from the deck of the fogbound Venture.
  • This one is especially effacacious against mundanes; not only do they lack any serious ‘firewall’ against this manner of influence, but they are generally uncritical of the impact of their oneiric contents.
  • In its own insidious way, the movie exerts an oneiric pull, as hypnotic as the sight of Skull Island from the deck of the fogbound Venture.
  • Note the use of the term prophetic by both, with its complex of connotations quite at odds with the grounding in science — religion and rapture, voices and visions, the conjuring otherwise known as fantasy defined, for the moment, not in terms of literature but in terms of psychology: the sustained fancy; the ludic or oneiric imagining; from the Greek phantasia; a making visible. Notes from New Sodom: Down in the Ghetto at the SF Café
  • This is what Bachelard means when he uses the word oneiric: a spurious ontology which relies on the ontic assertion of subjective experience.
  • This gently warped, oneiric world is filled with an often vigorous physicality that can border on the acrobatic. Times, Sunday Times
  • In this spectacular climax, part oneiric and fantastical, the house on fire becomes, in its pyrotechnical wizardry, a final recalcitrant figure to Australian suburban space.
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