Synonyms for vision

Grammar : Noun
Spell : vizh-uhn
Phonetic Transcription : ˈvɪʒ ən

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Définition of vision

Origin :
  • 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.
  • noun ability to perceive with eyes
  • noun mental image, concept
  • noun apparition
  • noun very beautiful thing or person
Example sentences :
  • There are those in the world who scorn our vision of human dignity and freedom.
  • Extract from : « United States Presidents' Inaugural Speeches » by Various
  • They have no vision, and when there is no vision the people perish.
  • Extract from : « United States Presidents' Inaugural Speeches » by Various
  • By their observance, an earth of peace may become not a vision but a fact.
  • Extract from : « United States Presidents' Inaugural Speeches » by Various
  • Now and then she would stop suddenly to contemplate the vision she had created.
  • Extract from : « Life and Death of Harriett Frean » by May Sinclair
  • Yet when we do make them come true, we find the vision sweeter than the reality.
  • Extract from : « Ballads of a Bohemian » by Robert W. Service
  • Beyond the controlling power of money we have no vision, and we see no laws.
  • Extract from : « The Conquest of Fear » by Basil King
  • To his jealous eyes came a vision of that excursion to the hospital.
  • Extract from : « K » by Mary Roberts Rinehart
  • Marriage, that had been but a vision then, loomed large, almost menacing.
  • Extract from : « K » by Mary Roberts Rinehart
  • I ate--I could eat now that I had had my Vision--and grew strong.
  • Extract from : « The Trail Book » by Mary Austin
  • But as the vision passed, a great desire of life grew upon me.
  • Extract from : « The Bacillus of Beauty » by Harriet Stark

Antonyms for vision

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