Definition of 'nightmare'
Example sentences containing 'nightmare'
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It would make things a total nightmare at work. The Sun (2017)I am still a nightmare '. Times, Sunday Times (2017)FEAR about nightmare neighbours is people's main worry when they move home, a study says. The Sun (2016)What nightmare scenario had led me to this? Times, Sunday Times (2014)But anyone who has tried this will recognise that it becomes an administrative nightmare. Times, Sunday Times (2008)He was still a nightmare before a game because he became so focused. Times, Sunday Times (2015)It is the nightmare scenario for any golfer. Times, Sunday Times (2010)It would be a nightmare scenario. Times, Sunday Times (2010)Tuesday This forests thing is a nightmare. Times, Sunday Times (2011)It is both the dream and the nightmare of the Labour movement. Times, Sunday Times (2011)The telephone Having to speak on the telephone can be a nightmare for some people. Banish Anxiety - how to stop worrying and take charge of your life (1991)The whole thing is a nightmare, quite exhausting. Times, Sunday Times (2008)So she's just on the floor having this nightmare of a situation. The Sun (2009)It's as if the town has woken from a nightmare but is still dazed. Times, Sunday Times (2009)That night he awoke screaming, after a nightmare of being attacked by a woman who tried to pull out his right eye. The Friendship: Wordsworth and Coleridge (2006)This is one of the many reasons why the idea of an independent Scotland lies somewhere between a pipe dream and a nightmare. The Sun (2014)A crackdown would be a costly administrative nightmare, they argue. Times, Sunday Times (2014)She said: 'It was a nightmare. The Sun (2015)Nearly three quarters of shops have sales on as the nightmare combination of bad weather, squeezed budgets and eurozone fears conspire to keep shoppers at home. Times, Sunday Times (2012)
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Translations for 'nightmare'
British English: nightmare /ˈnaɪtˌmɛə/ NOUN
A nightmare is a very frightening dream.
She had nightmares for weeks after seeing the film.
- American English: nightmare
- Arabic: كَابُوسٌ
- Brazilian Portuguese: pesadelo
- Chinese: 噩梦
- Croatian: noćna mora
- Czech: noční můra zlý sen
- Danish: mareridt
- Dutch: nachtmerrie
- European Spanish: pesadilla
- Finnish: painajainen
- French: cauchemar
- German: Alptraum
- Greek: εφιάλτης
- Italian: incubo
- Japanese: 悪夢
- Korean: 악몽
- Norwegian: mareritt
- Polish: koszmar
- European Portuguese: pesadelo
- Romanian: coșmar
- Russian: кошмарный сон
- Spanish: pesadilla
- Swedish: mardröm
- Thai: ฝันร้าย
- Turkish: karabasan
- Ukrainian: кошмар
- Vietnamese: cơn ác mộng
Definition of nightmare from the Collins English Dictionary
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