HyperDic: vision

English > 5 senses of the word vision:
NOUNcognitionvisiona vivid mental image
cognitionvision, sight, visual sense, visual modalitythe ability to see
cognitionvision, visual sensationthe perceptual experience of seeing
cognitionvision, imagination, imaginativenessthe formation of a mental image of something that is not perceived as real and is not present to the senses
eventvisiona religious or mystical experience of a supernatural appearance
vision > pronunciation
Soundsvih'zhahn
RhymesAachen ... Zukerman: 2572 rhymes with ahn...
English > vision: 5 senses > noun 1, cognition
MeaningA vivid mental image.
Example"he had a vision of his own death"
NarrowerprevisionA prophetic vision (as in a dream)
retrovisionA vision of events in the distant past
Broaderimagination, imaging, imagery, mental imageryThe ability to form mental images of things or events
Spanishvisión
Catalanvisió
Adjectivesvisionarynot practical or realizable
English > vision: 5 senses > noun 2, cognition
MeaningThe ability to see; the visual faculty.
Synonymssight, visual sense, visual modality
Category ofvisual systemThe sensory system for vision
Narrowerachromatic visionvision using the rods
acuity, visual acuity, sharp-sightednessSharpness of vision
binocular visionvision involving the use of both eyes
central visionvision using the fovea and parafovea
color vision, chromatic vision, trichromacyThe normal ability to see colors
daylight vision, photopic visionnormal vision in daylight
distance visionvision for objects that a 20 feet or more from the viewer
eyesight, seeing, sightednessnormal use of the faculty of vision
monocular visionvision with only one eye
near visionvision for objects 2 feet or closer to the viewer
night vision, night-sight, scotopic vision, twilight visionThe ability to see in reduced illumination (as in moonlight)
peripheral visionvision at the edges of the visual field using only the periphery of the retina
stigmatismnormal eyesight
Broaderexteroceptionsensitivity to stimuli originating outside of the body
modality, sense modality, sensory systemA particular sense
Spanishvisión, vista
Catalanvisió, vista
English > vision: 5 senses > noun 3, cognition
MeaningThe perceptual experience of seeing.
Example"the runners emerged from the trees into his clear vision"
Synonymvisual sensation
Broadersensation, esthesis, aesthesis, sense experience, sense impression, sense datumAn unelaborated elementary awareness of stimulation
Spanishpercepción visual, vista
Catalanpercepció visual, vista
English > vision: 5 senses > noun 4, cognition
MeaningThe formation of a mental image of something that is not perceived as real and is not present to the senses.
Synonymsimagination, imaginativeness
Narrowerdream, dreamingimaginative thoughts indulged in while awake
fancyA kind of imagination that was held by Coleridge to be more casual and superficial than true imagination
fantasy, phantasyimagination unrestricted by reality
imaginary being, imaginary creatureA creature / creature of the imagination
imaginary place, mythical place, fictitious placeA place that exists only in imagination
Broadercreativity, creativeness, creative thinkingThe ability to create
Spanishimaginación
Catalanimaginació
English > vision: 5 senses > noun 5, event
MeaningA religious or mystical experience of a supernatural appearance.
Example"he had a vision of the Virgin Mary"
BroaderexperienceAn event as apprehended
Spanishaparición, visión, vista
Catalanaparició, visió, vista

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