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visionary (adj.)

"able to see visions," 1650s (earlier "perceived in a vision," 1640s), from vision + -ary. Meaning "impractical" is attested from 1727. The noun is attested from 1702, from the adjective; originally "one who indulges in impractical fantasies."

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Definitions of visionary
1
visionary (n.)
a person given to fanciful speculations and enthusiasms with little regard for what is actually possible;
visionary (n.)
a person with unusual powers of foresight;
Synonyms: illusionist / seer
2
visionary (adj.)
not practical or realizable; speculative;
visionary schemes for getting rich
Synonyms: airy / impractical / Laputan / windy
From wordnet.princeton.edu