\rev"er*ie\ (?), revery \rev"er*y\ (?), ] n.; pl. reveries (#). [f. réverie, fr. rêver to dream, rave, be light-headed. cf. rave.]
1. a loose or irregular train of thought occurring in musing or mediation; deep musing; daydream. "rapt in nameless reveries." when ideas float in our mind without any reflection or regard of the understanding, it is that which the french call revery, our language has scarce a name for it.
2. an extravagant conceit of the fancy; a vision. [r.] there are infinite reveries and numberless extravagancies pass through both [wise and foolish minds].
1. absent-minded dreaming while awake [syn: revery, daydream, daydreaming, oneirism, air castle, castle in the air , castle in spain]
2. an abstracted state of absorption [syn: revery]