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A very unpleasant or frightening experience or prospect
“Before I could do anything else, my worst nightmare happened, right before my eyes.”
A frightening or unpleasant dream
“However, some dreams are nightmares and when you're having a nightmare they seem to go on and on and on.”
Extremely disturbing or repellent
“… survivors of a nuclear holocaust would surely face a nightmare existence.”
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