Nightmare synonyms

nīt'mâr'

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(Informal) One that is unpleasant, ugly, or disagreeable:
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A false idea or conception; belief or opinion not in accord with the facts
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An evil supernatural being; a devil.
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The inflicting of severe pain, often, specif., in order to obtain information or a confession, get revenge, etc.
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Something seen by other than normal sight; something perceived in a dream, trance, etc. or supernaturally revealed, as to a prophet
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A terrifying experience, having the characteristics of a nightmare, during wakefulness
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A female demon supposed to descend upon and have sexual intercourse with a man while he sleeps.
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Any difficult, painful, or trying experience; severe trial
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Any oppressive thing or person; a burden.
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A state of abstraction; a trance:
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A capricious or fantastic idea; a conceit.
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A romantic liking or interest:
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Anticipation, mostly of things unfavorable; dread or fear at the prospect of some future ill.
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The twelfth astrological House, from which only evil prognostics are alleged to proceed.
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The definition of a fiend is someone who obsesses over an activity or thing.
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An inclination or tendency of a specified kind:
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A dream
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(Slang, drug use) A psychedelic crisis, the undesirable dysphoric psychological effects during narcotic drug use, most often fear, paranoia, and especially horrifying hallucinations
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An instance of such testing, especially as part of a series of tests or experiments:
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(Slang, former) One who lives by bumming
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