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Visionary appears in the following tongue twister:

  • An illusory vision is a visionary illusion. Is it?

The following statistics are based on the British National Corpus, so they are representative for the British English.

Distribution of usage frequency for the most common synonyms of the noun visionary:


Distribution of usage frequency for the most common synonyms of the adjective visionary:

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Definition of the noun visionary

What does visionary mean as a name of something?

noun - plural: visionaries

  1. a person given to fanciful speculations and enthusiasms with little regard for what is actually possible
  2. a person with unusual powers of foresight

Alternative definition of the noun visionary


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

Definition of the adjective visionary

What does visionary mean as an attribute of a noun?

adjective - degrees: more visionary / most visionary

  1. not practical or realizable; speculative

Alternative definition of the adjective visionary


  1. having vision or foresight
  2. imaginary or illusory
  3. prophetic or revelatory
  4. idealistic or utopian


"Visionary" a.k.a. "Vixens", known in Japan as Visionary, is a three-episode Japanese erotic direct-to-video anime series based on the manga by U-Jin.


  1. "Visionary" is a studio album by German progressive rock band Eloy, released on 18 November 2009 through Artist Station Records.
  2. "Visionary" is a 1976 studio album by guitarist Gordon Giltrap.
  3. "Visionary" is a musical album of David Arkenstone.
    • also known as Visionary - The Ultimate Narada Collection (disc 1)
    • released in (13 years ago)
  4. "Visionary" is a musical album of Dødsengel.
    • released in (6 years ago)
  5. "Visionary" is a musical album of ESNO.
    • released on
  6. "Visionary" is a musical EP of Tiger Cub.
    • released on (4 years ago)
  7. "Visionary" is a musical album of Visionary.
    • released in (15 years ago)
  8. "Visionary" is a composition.


  1. Visionary is a musical group, record producers.
    • members:
    • albums: "She Makes Me Feel / After Hours", "Gimme Your Love / Jungle Rock", "Acid Flex / Murda", "Now (vocal) / Girlfriend Dub", "Turn Down the Lights / Soundboy Burial", "Feelings / Ruling Sound"
  2. Visionary is a musical group.
    • albums: "Visionary", "Strange but Familiar Shores..."

There are other groups with in their name, like Visionary Underground.


Visionary is a defunct organization, record label.


Visionary: Defined broadly, a visionary, is one who can envision the future. For some groups this can involve the supernatural.

Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Visionary

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Google previewThe Impact Investor (2014)

Lessons in Leadership and Strategy for Collaborative Capitalism by Cathy Clark, Jed Emerson, Ben Thornley

Being visionary means having a robust investment thesis of change, discussed in chapter 3, and articulating that ITC more clearly than many investors might be accustomed to. In mainstream investment markets, organizational vision tends to ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Earth Myths (2005)

An Insider's A-Z Guide to Mythic People, Places, Objects, and Events Central to the Earth's Visionary Geography by Richard Leviton

An Insider's A-Z Guide to Mythic People, Places, Objects, and Events Central to the Earth's Visionary Geography Richard Leviton. environment to make it easier to see the inner expression. The Earth of Hurqalya, as Corbin translates it, is a ...

Google previewThe SAGE Encyclopedia of Quality and the Service Economy (2015)

by Su Mi Dahlgaard-Park

Visionary. Leadership. Personal leadership is not about personal charisma, which is often considered an inherent individual trait belonging only to certain people with almost superhuman powers; charismatic leaders are capable of articulating ...

Google previewThe Chambers Crossword Dictionary, 3rd edition (2012)

by Chambers,

abstract, complete, exemplar, fanciful, notional, romantic, standard09archetype , benchmark, criterion, imaginary, nonpareil, principle, prototype, visionary, yardstick 10 archetypal, conceptual, consummate,idealistic, perfection 11 impractical, ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of American Folk Art (2004)

by Gerard C. Wertkin

While visionary artis predominantly associated with African American communities, there arealsoa goodmanywhite practitioners, of whom the best- known istheReverend Howard Finster (1916¥2001). Finster,a Baptist preacher and self-styled ...

Google previewAfrican American Folklore: An Encyclopedia for Students (2016)

An Encyclopedia for Students by Anand Prahlad

Further Reading Adele, Lynne, 1989, Black History/Black Vision: The Visionary Image in Texas (Austin: Archer M. Huntington Art Gallery, College of Fine Arts, University of Texas at Austin); Arnett, Paul, and William Arnett, eds., 2000, Souls ...

Google previewThe Mississippi Encyclopedia (2017)

by Ted Ownby, Charles Reagan Wilson, Ann J. Abadie, Odie Lindsey, James G. Thomas

Visionary art is conventionally defined as art with spiritual or mystical themes. It suggests a wider vision of awareness or portrays experiences based on such awareness. In Mississippi, where evangelical Christianity dominates, much of the ...

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The visionary lies to himself, the liar only to others. (Friedrich Nietzsche)
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Scrabble value of V4I1S1I1O1N1A1R1Y4

The value of this 9-letter word is 15 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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