seeing

[ see-ing ]
/ ˈsi ɪŋ /

conjunction

in view of the fact that; considering; inasmuch as.

noun

the act of a person who sees.
the sense of sight.

Origin of seeing

First recorded in 1495–1505; see1 + -ing2
Related formsun·see·ing, adjectiveun·see·ing·ly, adverbun·see·ing·ness, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for unseeing (1 of 2)

unseeing

/ (ʌnˈsiːɪŋ) /

adjective

with one's eyes open but not noticing or perceiving anything

British Dictionary definitions for unseeing (2 of 2)

seeing

/ (ˈsiːɪŋ) /

noun

the sense or faculty of sight; vision
astronomy the quality of the observing conditions (especially the turbulence of the atmosphere) during an astronomical observation

conjunction

(subordinating often foll by that) in light of the fact (that); inasmuch as; since

usage

The use of seeing as how as in seeing as (how) the bus is always late, I don't need to hurry is generally thought to be incorrect or non-standard
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Word Origin and History for unseeing

seeing


adj.

c.1300, present participle adjective from see (v.). Seeing Eye dog first attested 1929, American English, trademarked by Seeing Eye Inc. of New Jersey.

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