dreaminess dreaminess


  • (n) a relaxed comfortable feeling


  1. Her thick-brogued, almost blatantly peasantlike Joan was all drive and no dreaminess.
  2. They both anticipated the dreaminess and longing of Brandon De Wilde in Shane as the kid for whom the gunfighter on a horse became a white knight.
  3. Few of Furtwngler's recordings capture as well as this one the overwhelming mixture of dreaminess and intensity he could often bring to the music of Brahms.


  • Bastards: Mood Only Goes So Far in Denis' Latest Oblique Odyssey

    Claire Denis douses Bastards in her usual oblique dreaminess, equal parts romantic and malevolent, yet that style can’t fully compensate for a tale that, underneath its gorgeous aesthetic affectations, proves frustratingly undercooked. After the suicide of his brother-in-law, tanker ...
    on October 9, 2013     Source: The Village Voice

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ennui ennui
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