Word – Reverie
Reverie – Word of the Day
A state of being lost in one’s thoughts
Reverie comes from the old French word rever, which means “to be delirious”.
- His reverie was broken by the ring of his cellphone.
- I was lost in a reverie and almost missed my flight
- A slam of the door disturbed my afternoon reverie.
- The balmy warmth of the day was enough to send even the most focussed person into a reverie.
- I was roused from my reverie by laughing in the corridor.
- She was rudely jolted from her reverie by a crying baby in the seat next to her.
- I slipped into a reverie that evening, which was broken by a frightful blood-curdling scream.
- One of the underrated joys of life, is to slip into a reverie, with no immediate worries.
- I shook myself out of my reverie when I saw that my companion was injured.
- The cowboy’s reverie in the saloon was broken by the sound of gunshots outside.