Definition of vison
1. vision [ n ] a vivid mental image
Examples: "he had a vision of his own death"
(Frank Oppenheimer, "Science and Fear-- A Discussion...)
Much of the former extreme uneasiness associated with visions and hallucinations and with death has disappeared .
(Robert A. Futterman, The Future of Our Cities....)
The drive along Massachusetts ' Route_128 , the by-pass which makes an arc about twenty miles from downtown Boston , may be a vision of the future .
(Clayton C. Barbeau, The Ikon....)
Now he knew that the moment illuminated by the vision on the train would have_to be approached .
(Robert Penn Warren, Wilderness....)
In that moment of vision Adam heard the voice within himself saying : I must not hate him , I must not hate him or I shall die .
(Leon Uris, Mila 8....)
The terrible vision of the ghetto streets flooded his mind .Synonyms vision Related Terms imagination prevision retrovision
2. vision [ n ] the ability to see; the faculty of visionUsed in print:
(William S. Haymond, "Is Distance an Original...)
It seems clear , when one takes into consideration the exceedingly defective eyesight of the patient ( we shall describe it in_detail in_connection_with our second question , the one concerning the psychical blindness of the patient ) , that he had to rely_on his sense_of_touch much more_than the usual portfolio maker and that consequently that faculty was most probably more sensitive to shape and size than that of a person with normal vision .
He could not see objects as unified , self-contained , and organized figures , as a person does with normal vision .
He was oblivious of the form of the object actually being viewed , precisely because he could not assign it to a visual shape , already learned and held in visual memory , as persons of normal vision do .
(Chester G. Starr, The Origins of Greek Civili...)
In this process the Minoan Mycenaean inheritance had been transmuted or finally rejected ; the Aegean world which had existed before 1000 differed from that which rises more clearly in our vision after 800 .Synonyms vision 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. vision [ n ] the perceptual experience of seeing
Examples: "the runners emerged from the trees into his clear vision" "he had a visual sensation of intense light"
(Dell Shannon, The Ace of Spades....)
He seemed to remember reading somewhere that Abyssinians had large litters , and suffered a dismaying vision of the apartment overrun with a dozen kittens .
(Ralph J. Salisbury, "On the Old Santa Fe Trail...)
There was a blur just under my focus of vision , a crash ; the car 's far windshield panel turned_into a silver web with a dark hole in_the center .Synonyms vision visual_sensation Related Terms sensation
4. vision [ n ] the formation of a mental image of something that is not perceived as real and is not present to the senses
Examples: "popular imagination created a world of demons" "imagination reveals what the world could be"
(Jay Williams, The Forger....)
He had style , a real inner vision of his very own .Synonyms imagination vision imaginativeness Related Terms creativity dream fantasy fancy imaginary_place imaginary_being imagine
5. vision [ n ] a religious or mystical experience of a supernatural appearance
Examples: "he had a vision of the Virgin Mary"
(Morley Callaghan, A Passion in Rome....)
It was said that he had had a vision .Synonyms vision Related Terms experience
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