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See also: mid-nightmare



From mid- +‎ nightmare


midnightmare (not comparable)

  1. (temporal location) During a nightmare.
    • 1991, Carol Muske-Dukes, Dear Digby, page 61,
      "Minnie — " I tried again, but what issued from my throat was that sound we all make, midnightmare, somewhere between a growl and a silent scream.
    • 2007, Janice Kay Johnson, Christmas Presents and Past, page 230,
      Will tried to convince himself that he had the life he deserved. That it was restful not having to put up a front all the time. Knowing he wasn't disturbing Dinah's sleep when he woke midnightmare, shouting.

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