nightmare

  1. a situation resembling a terrifying dream
  2. a terrifying or deeply upsetting dream

Nightmare

A nightmare is an unpleasant dream that can cause a strong emotional response from the mind, typically fear or horror but also despair, anxiety and great sadness. The dream may contain situations of danger, discomfort, psychological or physical terror. Sufferers often awaken in a state of distress and may be unable to return to sleep for a prolong...
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Nightmare

• (n.) A fiend or incubus formerly supposed to cause trouble in sleep. • (n.) A condition in sleep usually caused by improper eating or by digestive or nervous troubles, and characterized by a sense of extreme uneasiness or discomfort (as of weight on the chest or stomach, impossibility of motion or speech, etc.), or by frightful or oppre...
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nightmare

(from the article `sleep`) A variety of frightening experiences associated with sleep have, at one time or another, been called nightmares. Because not all such phenomena have ... ...are observed in about 2 or 3 percent of children, and roughly half of the attacks occur between the ages of 4 and 7; about 10 percent of them are ... [2...
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nightmare

(nīt´mār″) a terrifying dream; an anxiety attack during dreaming, accompanied by mild autonomic reactions and usually awakening the dreamer, who recalls the dream but is oriented.
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nightmare

1. A fiend or incubus formerly supposed to cause trouble in sleep. ... 2. A condition in sleep usually caused by improper eating or by digestive or nervous troubles, and characterised by a sense of extreme uneasiness or discomfort (as of weight on the chest or stomach, impossibility of motion or speech, etc), or by frightful or oppressive dreams, f...
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nightmare

noun a terrifying or deeply upsetting dream
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Nightmare

[1963 episode] Memorial High School Class of 1969, Scanned from 1969 yearbook, in the public domain. http://www.memorial69.com/photos.html Cropped and converted to 256 color Gif Capt. Schulte Makes a Collar -- Joe Ross says, `The Hunters Creek Police Dept. was cracking down on high school `speeders` ... The kid behind the steering wheel was...
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NightMare

[scareware] NightMare is a scareware program distributed on the Fish Disks for the Amiga computer (Fish #448). It is generally credited to be the first scareware program of its type. The program was developed by Patrick Evans (Nobleton, Ontario, Canada) in 1990 and was free to redistribute, with source code available from the author. ==Effe...
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Nightmare

[Soulcalibur] Nightmare first appeared in one of the possible endings for the Siegfried character in the game Soul Edge. In the sequel Soulcalibur, he was given a name and featured as a central character. Ever since then, Nightmare has been the main antagonist and owner of the powerful evil sword Soul Edge, and thus the objective of most ot...
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Nightmare

Night'mare` noun [ Night + mare incubus. See Mare incubus.] 1. A fiend or incubus formerly supposed to cause trouble in sleep. 2. A condition in sleep usually caused by improper eating or by digestive or nervous troubles, and characterized by a sense of extreme une...
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Nightmare

Nightmare is slang for an extremely unpleasant experience, thing, or person.
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nightmare

nightmare Pillow fright.
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nightmare

Type: Term Pronunciation: nīt′mār Definitions: 1. A terrifying dream, as in which one is unable to cry for help or to escape from a seemingly impending evil.
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nightmare

[n] - a situation resembling a terrifying dream 2. [n] - a terrifying or deeply upsetting dream
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