Synonyms of 'vision'
a vivid mental image produced by the imaginationI have a vision of a society free of exploitation and injustice.
The words `Côte d'Azur' conjure up images of sun, sea and sand.
dream, , , , ,
I had a dream that I was in an old house.
She added that the concept of arranged marriages is misunderstood in the west.
His book is a bold surrealist mixture of fact and fancy.
Everyone's had a fantasy about winning the lottery.
The symphony is admirable in its conception.
She perpetually drifted off into daydreams and made up fantasy stories in her head.
flight of fancy,
pipe dream, ,
The plan is nothing more than a pipe dream.
castle in the air,
a hallucination caused by divine inspiration, madness, or drugsShe heard voices and saw visions of her ancestors.
Perhaps the footprint was a hallucination.
The rapid changes of lighting created an illusion of movement.
She recognized one of the women as the apparition she had seen.
The village is said to be haunted by ghosts.
In pressing for an agreement, the Chancellor may be chasing a phantom.
His spectre is said to walk the castle battlements.
Through my half-closed eyelids I began to see mirages.
She believed herself to have been visited by wraiths from the afterlife.
He spent his life pursuing the chimera of perfect love.
the ability to seeThe disease causes blindness or serious loss of vision.
great perception of future developmentsThe government's lack of vision could have profound economic consequences.
He has a logical mind and a little imagination.
It did not require a great deal of perception to realise what he meant.
He was a man of considerable insight and diplomatic skills.
A good way of getting inspiration is by looking at others' work.
American art reached a peak of creativity in the 50's and 60's.
Her intuition was telling her that something was wrong.
He has surprised us before with his inventiveness.
His natural shrewdness tells him what is needed to succeed.
their lack of discernment and acceptance of inferior quality
prescience (formal), ,
his prescience in forecasting the dreadful effects of nuclear weapons
breadth of view
a person or thing of extraordinary beautyThe girl was a vision in crimson organza.
I'm trying to get a picture of what kind of person you are.
dream, , ,
This car really is a dream to drive.
beauty, , , ,
She is known as a great beauty.
She was a knockout in navy and scarlet.
feast for the eyes,
sight for sore eyes, ,
Your old men shall dream dreams, your young men shall see visions [Bible: Joel]Where there is no vision, the people perish [Bible: Proverbs]
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in the sense of apparition
a ghost or ghostlike figureShe recognized one of the women as the apparition she had seen.
in the sense of beauty
a very attractive womanShe is known as a great beauty.
wow (slang, US),
beaut (Australian, New Zealand, slang)
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