noun see visionary I

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  • Visionariness — Vi sion*a*ri*ness, n. The quality or state of being visionary. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • visionariness — See visionary. * * * …   Universalium

  • visionariness — noun The state or condition of being visionary …   Wiktionary

  • visionariness — vi·sion·ar·i·ness …   English syllables

  • visionariness — ˈvizhəˌnerēnə̇s noun ( es) : the quality or state of being visionary …   Useful english dictionary

  • visionary — visionariness, n. /vizh euh ner ee/, adj., n., pl. visionaries. adj. 1. given to or characterized by fanciful, not presently workable, or unpractical ideas, views, or schemes: a visionary enthusiast. 2. given to or concerned with seeing visions.… …   Universalium

  • Realism — Re al*ism (r[=e] al*[i^]z m), n. [Cf. F. r[ e]alisme.] 1. (Philos.) (a) As opposed to nominalism, the doctrine that genera and species are real things or entities, existing independently of our conceptions. According to realism the Universal… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Zealotry — eal ot*ry, n. The character and behavior of a zealot; excess of zeal; fanatical devotion to a cause. [1913 Webster] Enthusiasm, visionariness, seems the tendency of the German; zeal, zealotry, of the English; fanaticism, of the French. Coleridge …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • visionary — I. adjective Date: 1648 1. a. of the nature of a vision ; illusory b. incapable of being realized or achieved ; utopian < a visionary scheme > c. existing only in imagination ; unreal …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Jones Very — (August 28, 1813 May 8, 1880) was an American essayist, poet, clergymen, and mystic associated with the American Transcendentalism movement.Born in Salem, Massachusetts to two unwed first cousins, Jones Very became associated with Harvard… …   Wikipedia

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