Associations to the word «Nightmare»

Wiktionary

NIGHTMARE, noun. (now rare) A female demon or monster, thought to plague people while they slept and cause a feeling of suffocation and terror during sleep.
NIGHTMARE, noun. A very bad or frightening dream.
NIGHTMARE, noun. (figuratively) Any bad, miserable, difficult or terrifying situation or experience that arouses anxiety, terror, agony or great displeasure.

Dictionary definition

NIGHTMARE, noun. A situation resembling a terrifying dream.
NIGHTMARE, noun. A terrifying or deeply upsetting dream.

Wise words

Think twice before you speak, because your words and influence will plant the seed of either success or failure in the mind of another.
Napoleon Hill