visionary

Part of speech: adjective

Impracticable; dreamy; unreal.

Part of speech: noun

A theorist; dreamer.

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Usage examples "visionary":

  1. It was possible that her excited fancy had filled her with a purely visionary alarm. - "Man and Wife", Wilkie Collins.
  2. Any one who acts queerly, talks strangely, is visionary without being actually a lunatic, who is what would be called elsewhere a " crank," is said to be locoed. - "The Complete Essays of C. D. Warner", Charles Dudley Warner.
  3. He had been jealous of Claire's interest in this man's performance, jealous perhaps even of her dream among the hills in the midnight camp, where the man stood before her sleeping eyes, and played with his visionary serpent. - "Bye-Ways", Robert Smythe Hichens.