Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. The god of dreams in Ovid's Metamorphoses.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • proper n. A deity from the Greek pantheon, he was the god of dreams.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. The god of dreams.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. In the later Roman poets, a god of dreams, son of Sleep; hence, sleep.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. the Roman god of sleep and dreams

Etymologies

From Ancient Greek Μορφεύς (Morpheus, "Morpheus"). (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • Morpheus is wearing blackface because _there aren't any black actors in Russia.

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  • Morpheus is not depicted as either superior or inferior to the other cast members, and even if he were, his race is in no way a factor.

    The Matrix as a Charlie Chaplin short - Boing Boing

  • Courting Morpheus is a themed horror anthology edited by Jodi Lee and contains work by talents such as M.R. Sellars, Geoffrey Girard, Louise Bohmer, Camille Alexa, and more.

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  • Among the fest's weaker offerings so far, count Alex Mar's "American Mystic," which follows America's marginalized souls into trailer camps and towns called Morpheus, California, as they sit beside their plastic Jesus and talk about healing, visions, or "identifying as a witch."

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  • All Ill say is that when we meet again, it wont be in a flume, but on a mysterious highway known as the Morpheus Road.

    The Soldiers of Halla

  • Then there's an ad for a magazine called Morpheus Tales, which I've never heard of, but which the ad says is from the creative minds behind Black Tears Magazine, Violent Spectres Magazine and Morpheus Press, none of which I have ever heard of.

    Nick Mamatas' Journal

  • After his escape, Dream, also known as Morpheus, goes on a quest for his lost objects of power.

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  • The Sandman, also known as Morpheus or Dream, is one of the Endless – seven ‘beings’ or ‘anthropomorphic representations’ of aspects of creation.

    The Sandman's Ruby

  • I mean real trout -- big fellows, the kind the fishers of little streams dream of but awake to call Morpheus a liar, just as they are too polite to call you a liar when you are so indiscreet as to tell them a few plain facts.

    The Forest

  • From www. musiciansforfreedom.com "V", also known as Morpheus, http questions the audience at a recent City of Phoenix hearing.

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