1. [ noun ] (psychology) a vivid mental image

"he had a vision of his own death"

Related terms: imagination prevision retrovision
2. [ noun ] (physiology) the ability to see; the faculty of vision
Synonyms: sight visual_modality visual_sense
Related terms: exteroception modality eyesight night_vision achromatic_vision central_vision peripheral_vision binocular_vision acuity chromatic_vision monocular_vision distance_vision daylight_vision near_vision stereoscopy stigmatism visual_system
3. [ noun ] (psychology) the perceptual experience of seeing
Synonyms: visual_sensation

"the runners emerged from the trees into his clear vision" "he had a visual sensation of intense light"

Related terms: sensation
4. [ noun ] the formation of a mental image of something that is not perceived as real and is not present to the senses
Synonyms: imagination imaginativeness

"popular imagination created a world of demons" "imagination reveals what the world could be"

Related terms: creativity dream fantasy fancy imaginary_place imaginary_being imagine
5. [ noun ] a religious or mystical experience of a supernatural appearance

"he had a vision of the Virgin Mary"

Related terms: experience
Similar spelling:   Vicini