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visionless

[ vizh-uhn ]SEE DEFINITION OF visionless
  • as inblind
  • as insightless
  • as ineyeless
  • as inunseeing

Synonyms for visionless

  • dark
  • groping
  • unsighted
  • amaurotic
  • blind as a bat
  • destitute of vision
  • eyeless
  • in darkness
  • purblind
  • typhlotic
  • undiscerning
  • unseeing
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Antonyms for visionless

  • aware
  • controlled
  • cunning
  • open
  • quick
  • revealed
  • seeing
  • sharp
  • sighted
  • uncovered
  • understanding
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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR VISIONLESS

But who shall put into words limitless, visionless, silent void?

Lauren was full of fear; he was a stuffy, visionless conservative, but he was wily, too.

He did not tell that a Red Sea of trouble and a desert of visionless waiting lay between.

Oh for a prophet's tongue to lash our visionless leaders into a realisation of the rocks on to which we are drifting!

WORD ORIGIN

late 13c., "something seen in the imagination or in the supernatural," from Anglo-French visioun, Old French vision (12c.), from Latin visionem (nominative visio) "act of seeing, sight, thing seen," from past participle stem of videre "to see," from PIE root *weid- "to know, to see" (cf. Sanskrit veda "I know;" Avestan vaeda "I know;" Greek oida, Doric woida "I know," idein "to see;" Old Irish fis "vision," find "white," i.e. "clearly seen," fiuss "knowledge;" Welsh gwyn, Gaulish vindos, Breton gwenn "white;" Gothic, Old Swedish, Old English witan "to know;" Gothic weitan "to see;" English wise, German wissen "to know;" Lithuanian vysti "to see;" Bulgarian vidya "I see;" Polish widzieć "to see," wiedzieć "to know;" Russian videt' "to see," vest' "news," Old Russian vedat' "to know"). The meaning "sense of sight" is first recorded late 15c. Meaning "statesman-like foresight, political sagacity" is attested from 1926.

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