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vision (n.)

14世纪, “在想象中或超自然中看到的东西”, 来自英法 visioun, 古法语 vision “存在, 视线; 观, 看, 外表; 梦, 超自然的视线” (12世纪), 来自拉丁语 visionem (名词 visio) “看到的行为, 视线, 看到的东西”, 行动名词来自过去分词干 videre “看到”, 来自PIE词根 *weid- “看到”. “视线感” 的意思最早记载于15世纪末 意为“政治家般的远见卓识, 政治上的贤明” 从1926年开始得到印证.

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Definitions of vision from WordNet

vision (n.)
a vivid mental image;
he had a vision of his own death
vision (n.)
the ability to see; the visual faculty;
Synonyms: sight / visual sense / visual modality
vision (n.)
the perceptual experience of seeing;
the runners emerged from the trees into his clear vision
Synonyms: visual sensation
vision (n.)
the formation of a mental image of something that is not perceived as real and is not present to the senses;
Synonyms: imagination / imaginativeness
vision (n.)
a religious or mystical experience of a supernatural appearance;
he had a vision of the Virgin Mary
From wordnet.princeton.edu