visionary

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

vision + -ary

Adjective[edit]

visionary (comparative more visionary, superlative most visionary)

  1. having vision or foresight
    • Alexander Pope
      Or lull to rest the visionary maid.
  2. imaginary or illusory
  3. prophetic or revelatory
    • Thomson
      The visionary hour / When musing midnight reigns.
  4. idealistic or utopian
    a visionary scheme or project
    (Can we find and add a quotation of Jonathan Swift to this entry?)

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Noun[edit]

visionary (plural visionaries)

  1. someone who has visions; a seer
  2. an impractical dreamer
  3. someone who has positive ideas about the future

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