vision

[ vizh-uhn ]
/ ˈvɪʒ ən /

noun

verb (used with object)

to envision, or picture mentally: She tried to vision herself in a past century.

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Origin of vision

1250–1300; Middle English < Latin vīsiōn- (stem of vīsiō) a seeing, view, equivalent to vīs(us), past participle of vidēre to see + -iōn- -ion

synonym study for vision

4. See dream.

OTHER WORDS FROM vision

vi·sion·less, adjective
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Example sentences from the Web for visionless

  • Oh for a prophet's tongue to lash our visionless leaders into a realisation of the rocks on to which we are drifting!

  • He did not tell that a Red Sea of trouble and a desert of visionless waiting lay between.

  • But who shall put into words limitless, visionless, silent void?

    The World I Live In|Helen Keller
  • Lauren was full of fear; he was a stuffy, visionless conservative, but he was wily, too.

    Big Pill|Raymond Zinke Gallun

British Dictionary definitions for visionless

vision
/ (ˈvɪʒən) /

noun

verb

(tr) to see or show in or as if in a vision

Derived forms of vision

visionless, adjective

Word Origin for vision

C13: from Latin vīsiō sight, from vidēre to see
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Medical definitions for visionless

vision
[ vĭzhən ]

n.

The faculty of sight; eyesight.
The manner in which an individual sees or conceives of something.
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