Definition of oneiromancy in English:



  • [mass noun] The interpretation of dreams in order to foretell the future.

    • ‘In Mortal Coils, an interaction of oneiromancy and mediumism was embodied in multiple projections among slowly twisting ropes, as if something were dimly viewed while transpiring underwater or in a netherworld.’
    • ‘You know, I've heard about oneiromancy, which is divination by interpreting dreams, kind of hard to get accurate -’
    • ‘This was a recognised art in ancient times and was called ‘oneiromancy’.’
    • ‘One in every five believes in oneiromancy (dream divination), and one in every four takes astrology seriously.’
    • ‘How about general broadcast oneiromancy, like the popular bedtime suggestion ‘Sweet Dreams’?’