Visionary

Definition of Visionary

Vi´sion`a`ry
a.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.
n.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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