Dictionary.com

visional

[ vizh-uh-nl ]
/ ˈvɪʒ ə nl /
Save This Word!

adjective
of or relating to visions.
belonging to or seen in a vision.
QUIZ
QUIZ YOURSELF ON "IS" VS. "ARE"
"Is" it time for a new quiz? "Are" you ready? Then prove your excellent skills on using "is" vs. "are."
Question 1 of 7
IS and ARE are both forms of which verb?

Origin of visional

First recorded in 1580–90; vision + -al1

OTHER WORDS FROM visional

vi·sion·al·ly, adverbnon·vi·sion·al, adjective
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2022

How to use visional in a sentence

  • That which the primitives had to say was so rudimentary and well-learned that it took a definite visional form in their minds.

  • Clementina laughed in triumph at the outcome of her efforts, so that a reluctant visional smile came upon Gregory's face, too.

    Ragged Lady, Complete|William Dean Howells

British Dictionary definitions for visional

visional
/ (ˈvɪʒənəl) /

adjective
of, relating to, or seen in a vision, apparition, etc

Derived forms of visional

visionally, adverb
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012
FEEDBACK