|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|
"the runners emerged from the trees into his clear vision" "he had a visual sensation of intense light"
|4.||[ noun ] the formation of a mental image of something that is not perceived as real and is not present to the senses|
"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"