Dream Definition Essay

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The word “dream” can refer to what we experience when we sleep, it can refer to an ideal, and it can also refer to goals and aspirations. I shall look at the word “dream” as having the same meaning as the latter. A dream in this instance is defined as something that is aspired for and sought after. It shares a similar definition with the words: “goal,” “ambition,” “aspiration,” “desire,” “hope,” and “wish.”
I notice that it is synonymous with words that could be thought of as small and minor, and with words that carry more weight. What I mean by this is that words like “hope” and “wish” can be attached to less significant things, and words like “ambition” and “aspiration” is attached to more significant things. For example, you can say “I hope that it doesn’t rain later,” but it would not be appropriate to say “It is my ambition that there won’t be rain later.” However, the words “hope” and “wish” can also be attached to more significant things. You can say, “I wish that I could become the president one day,” just as appropriately as you can say, “I aspire to become the president one day.” This leads me to conclude that the word “dream” is reserved for grander things.
I also feel that it would not be appropriate to say, “it is my dream that heads will show up if I flip a coin,” even if it sounds appropriate
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It should not be attached to things that are unimpressive, effortless, and automatic. It would sound wrong to say that you dream of being able to cross the street because it is too simple. It would also sound wrong to say that you dream of being able to breathe because it is something that requires almost no effort, and is also something that you are not conscious of. Like what was said earlier, the word “dream” is best attached to things that are challenging. Why have a dream if it is not to be worked for? It would be such a waste of a dream if that were not the
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