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Visionary

Visionary Meaning & Definition
Visionary Definition And Meaning

What's The Definition Of Visionary?

[n] a person with unusual powers of foresight
[adj] not practical or realizable; speculative; "airy theories about socioeconomic improvement"; "visionary schemes for getting rich"

Synonyms | Synonyms for Visionary: airy | illusionist | impractical | seer | utopian

Related Terms | Find terms related to Visionary:

See Also | anticipant | anticipator | dreamer | fantast | forecaster | futurist | idealist | intellect | intellectual | predictor | prognosticator | soothsayer

Visionary In Webster's Dictionary

\Vi"sion*a*ry\, a. [Cf. F. visionnaire.] 1. Of or pertaining to a visions or visions; characterized by, appropriate to, or favorable for, visions. The visionary hour When musing midnight reigns. --Thomson. 2. Affected by phantoms; disposed to receive impressions on the imagination; given to reverie; apt to receive, and act upon, fancies as if they were realities. Or lull to rest the visionary maid. --Pope. 3. Existing in imagination only; not real; fanciful; imaginary; having no solid foundation; as, visionary prospect; a visionary scheme or project. --Swift. Syn: Fanciful; fantastic; unreal. See {Fanciful}.
\Vi"sion*a*ry\, n.; pl. {Visionaries}. 1. One whose imagination is disturbed; one who sees visions or phantoms. 2. One whose imagination overpowers his reason and controls his judgment; an unpractical schemer; one who builds castles in the air; a daydreamer.

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