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Vision vs. Ambition

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Visionnoun

(uncountable) The sense or ability of sight.

Ambitionnoun

Eager or inordinate desire for some object that confers distinction, as preferment, honor, superiority, political power, or literary fame; desire to distinguish one's self from other people.

‘My son, John, wants to be a firefighter very much. He has a lot of ambition.’;

Visionnoun

(countable) Something seen; an object perceived visually.

Ambitionnoun

(countable) An object of an ardent desire.

‘My ambition is to own a helicopter.’;

Visionnoun

(countable) Something imaginary one thinks one sees.

‘He tried drinking from the pool of water, but realized it was only a vision.’;

Ambitionnoun

A desire, as in (sense 1), for another person to achieve these things.

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Visionnoun

Something unreal or imaginary; a creation of fancy.

Ambitionnoun

(uncountable) A personal quality similar to motivation, not necessarily tied to a single goal.

Visionnoun

(countable) An ideal or a goal toward which one aspires.

‘He worked tirelessly toward his vision of world peace.’;

Ambitionnoun

(obsolete) The act of going about to solicit or obtain an office, or any other object of desire; canvassing.

Visionnoun

(countable) A religious or mystical experience of a supernatural appearance.

‘He had a vision of the Virgin Mary.’;

Ambitionverb

To seek after ambitiously or eagerly; to covet.

‘Pausanias, ambitioning the sovereignty of Greece, bargains with Xerxes for his daughter in marriage. — Trumbull.’;

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Visionnoun

(countable) A person or thing of extraordinary beauty.

Ambitionnoun

The act of going about to solicit or obtain an office, or any other object of desire; canvassing.

‘[I] used no ambition to commend my deeds.’;

Visionnoun

(uncountable) Pre-recorded film or tape; footage.

Ambitionnoun

An eager, and sometimes an inordinate, desire for preferment, honor, superiority, power, or the attainment of something.

‘Cromwell, I charge thee, fling a way ambition:By that sin fell the angels.’; ‘The pitiful ambition of possessing five or six thousand more acres.’;

Visionverb

(transitive) To imagine something as if it were to be true.

Ambitionverb

To seek after ambitiously or eagerly; to covet.

‘Pausanias, ambitioning the sovereignty of Greece, bargains with Xerxes for his daughter in marriage.’;

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Visionverb

(transitive) To present as in a vision.

Ambitionnoun

a cherished desire;

‘his ambition is to own his own business’;

Visionverb

(transitive) To provide with a vision.

Ambitionnoun

a strong drive for success

Visionnoun

The act of seeing external objects; actual sight.

‘Faith here is turned into vision there.’;

Ambitionverb

have as one's ambition

Visionnoun

The faculty of seeing; sight; one of the five senses, by which colors and the physical qualities of external objects are appreciated as a result of the stimulating action of light on the sensitive retina, an expansion of the optic nerve.

Visionnoun

That which is seen; an object of sight.

Visionnoun

Especially, that which is seen otherwise than by the ordinary sight, or the rational eye; a supernatural, prophetic, or imaginary sight; an apparition; a phantom; a specter; as, the visions of Isaiah.

‘The baseless fabric of this vision.’; ‘No dreams, but visions strange.’;

Visionnoun

Hence, something unreal or imaginary; a creation of fancy.

Visionverb

To see in a vision; to dream.

‘For them no visioned terrors daunt,Their nights no fancied specters haunt.’;

Visionnoun

a vivid mental image;

‘he had a vision of his own death’;

Visionnoun

the ability to see; the faculty of vision

Visionnoun

the perceptual experience of seeing;

‘the runners emerged from the trees into his clear vision’; ‘he had a visual sensation of intense light’;

Visionnoun

the formation of a mental image of something that is not perceived as real and is not present to the senses;

‘popular imagination created a world of demons’; ‘imagination reveals what the world could be’;

Visionnoun

a religious or mystical experience of a supernatural appearance;

‘he had a vision of the Virgin Mary’;

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