What is the origin of the word nightmare?
Interestingly, the mare in nightmare has nothing to do with a female horse. Instead, it comes from Old English maere 'goblin, incubus.' The word was nigt-mare in 1300, and it referred to an evil female spirit afflicting sleepers with a feeling of suffocation. By 1350, it was nytmare and in 1440 it was nyghte mare. Mare 'goblin' is a cognate with Middle Dutch mare, maer 'incubus,' Old High German mara, Middle High German mar, mare (dialectical modern German Mahr 'nightmlare'), and Old Icelandic mara 'incubus.' Mare comes from the Proto-Germanic word *maron. Nightmare was used to describe 'a bad dream caused by an incubus' in the 16th century, and by 1829 it was used to describe 'a bad dream' in general. From: TakeOurWord.Com
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Another good word would be Night Terror
1.prepare your nerves 2.pause the game in every battle and do the tactics (prepare the attacks,movement,etc) 3.put any health potions in quick bar,you will need them big t…ime (you may also want to spend your money buying them). 4.Try to do the hard mode first 5.Be carefull with mages!About all of their attack spells do friendly fire (they cause damage to your companions) tip:dont use fireball where are your companions.I would recomand to dont even learn blizzard, tempest or inferno because this spells will do a 100% friendly fire.If you become mage learn from the beginning the healing spells,you will be able to deal with the first enemies using only arcane bolt .I think healer specialization will be great to! (group healing,even reviving fallen companions) 6.When lvl up put points in constitution and reach at least lvl 30 with constitution put points in willpower as well. 7.Press f5 (quick save) :after/before a battle,after lvl up,after defeating a boss,after a quest,when you want to press a button,when you are bored! 8.In battle first kill the mages (they can heal) 9.Attack 1 enemy with two companions, do a 1 vs 1 only if your companion is alot better than the enemy,DONT attack a foe with all companions. 10.Use the tactics its very simple and usefull : open the tactics and look at the page on the right select what powers your companions will use when you dont play them , then choose the combat style : Default for the characters you use,agressive for the ones you want to attack,ranged for mages and archers who need to keep distance. 11.Have fun.
nightmare in French is cauchemar.
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The original is freaking awesome! This remake really isn't anywhere close to the original.
In my opinion the original is still the best, but the new remake is actually pretty good.
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A noun, of the abstract type.
In English Language
It comes from night and mar. Night - noun; The period of darkness between sunset and sunrise. Mar - verb; To damage or spoil to a certain extent; render less perfect,attra…ctive, useful, etc.; impair or spoil.
In Compound Words
Yes. night + mare = nightmare
In Word and Phrase Origins
A mare is a female horse. Metaphorically, having a bad dream is compared to being on a disobedient horse that carries you where it wants to go, rather than where you want to g…o. And of course, sleep is usually done at night. Hence night + mare = nightmare.
In Compound Words