verb (used with object)
Origin of vision
Synonyms for vision
Related Words for visionlessdark, unsighted, groping, eyeless, purblind, unseeing, amaurotic, undiscerning, visionless, blind, sightless
Examples from the Web for visionless
Historical Examples of visionless
But who shall put into words limitless, visionless, silent void?The World I Live In
Lauren was full of fear; he was a stuffy, visionless conservative, but he was wily, too.Big Pill
Raymond Zinke Gallun
He did not tell that a Red Sea of trouble and a desert of visionless waiting lay between.The Quiver 12/1899
Oh for a prophet's tongue to lash our visionless leaders into a realisation of the rocks on to which we are drifting!
- the image on a television screen
- (as modifier)vision control
Word Origin for vision
late 13c., "something seen in the imagination or in the supernatural," from Anglo-French visioun, Old French vision (12c.), from Latin visionem (nominative visio) "act of seeing, sight, thing seen," from past participle stem of videre "to see," from PIE root *weid- "to know, to see" (cf. Sanskrit veda "I know;" Avestan vaeda "I know;" Greek oida, Doric woida "I know," idein "to see;" Old Irish fis "vision," find "white," i.e. "clearly seen," fiuss "knowledge;" Welsh gwyn, Gaulish vindos, Breton gwenn "white;" Gothic, Old Swedish, Old English witan "to know;" Gothic weitan "to see;" English wise, German wissen "to know;" Lithuanian vysti "to see;" Bulgarian vidya "I see;" Polish widzieć "to see," wiedzieć "to know;" Russian videt' "to see," vest' "news," Old Russian vedat' "to know"). The meaning "sense of sight" is first recorded late 15c. Meaning "statesman-like foresight, political sagacity" is attested from 1926.