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A frightening hallucinatory condition experienced while awake.‘I saw her constantly and obsessively in my conscious mind during my daymares and insomnias’
- ‘Sometimes the truth is more horrifying than the daymares reported in our newspapers.’
- ‘It is a daymare to contemplate the horrors I might have to go through to see my kids if we got divorced.’
- ‘She nursed the mentally unstable mathematician through half a lifetime of delusional daymares.’
- ‘She has visions, like daymares, and her eyes reflect their terror.’
- ‘When he got down to half a bottle though, his daydreams turned into daymares.’
- ‘You long, like a lover, for the night to stay, but come morning, the daymare begins again.’
- ‘It was even worse then the daymares of her Father's passing.’
- ‘No doubt someone could analyse my daymare and come up with all manner of worrying theories but I prefer to just think I am odd from time to time!’
- ‘But in all her daymares of the moment, she had cried, bawled, screamed.’
- ‘Rene's daydream (or daymare, rather) was interrupted by her teacher's voice.’
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