Example sentences for: dreamlike

How can you use “dreamlike” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • The breakdown occasions a jigsaw of memories: of an upstate New York boyhood dominated by a local-hero dad; of doomed attempts to make it in the straight world of Manhattan advertising; of romantic humiliations at the hands of perky centerfold blondes; and, finally, of dreamlike interludes in sadistic mental hospitals.

  • In the New York Times Book Review , Nicholas Jenkins says the poetry "articulates with dreamlike clarity not the perfections of European and American culture, but its chronic anguish ...

  • If you accompany each egg with a shot of triple distilled, ice cold vodka, your afternoon will soon acquire a dreamlike consistency.

  • The children bring home the social diseases of the day--sex and drugs, mainly--and the parents dispel them with the dreamlike reasonableness of a ministerial counseling session.

  • He made a triumphant return to painting, completing the dreamlike Swan Upping at Cookham (1915-1919).

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