Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.

EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR WITNESSED

Robert was not the only one who witnessed with indignation the captain's brutality.

It was at this time that a very remarkable scene was witnessed in the House.

All Americans have witnessed this idealism, and some for the first time.

For about five minutes it was the most frightful scene I have ever witnessed.

In this place I witnessed a new thing and had a strange experience.

She saw him in every position, and witnessed his conduct every day.

Naomi sees his hand in whatever occurrence she has witnessed.

Duncan witnessed all their movements with renewed uneasiness.

While here, Fleeming witnessed the outbreak of the Revolution of 1848, and heard the first shot.

The author was evidently amazed at all the sights which he witnessed in the monastery.

WORD ORIGIN

Old English witnes "attestation of fact, event, etc., from personal knowledge;" also "one who so testifies;" originally "knowledge, wit," formed from wit (n.) + -ness. Christian use (late 14c.) is as a literal translation of Greek martys (see martyr). Witness stand is recorded from 1853.

MORE RELATED WORDS FOR WITNESSED

heard

adjectiveperceived

signed

adjectivemarked
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.