Wraith vs Vision - What's the difference?

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Wraith is a related term of vision.

As nouns the difference between wraith and vision

is that wraith is a ghost or specter, especially seen just after a person's death while vision is ghost.




(en noun)
  • A ghost or specter, especially seen just after a person's death.
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    * See also

    Derived terms

    * wraithish * wraithful * wraithlike

    See also

    * (wikipedia "wraith")



    (wikipedia vision)


  • (label) The sense or ability of sight.
  • Something seen; an object perceived visually.
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  • For to a vision so apparent rumour / Cannot be mute
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  • , chapter=7, title= The Lonely Pyramid , passage=It was the Lost Oasis, the Oasis of the vision in the sand. […] Deep-hidden in the hollow, beneath the cliffs, it lay; and round it the happy verdure spread for many a rood. […] Yes, the quest was ended, the Lost Oasis was the Found!}}
  • (label) Something imaginary one thinks one sees.
  • (label) Something unreal or imaginary; a creation of fancy.
  • (John Locke)
  • (label) An ideal or a goal toward which one aspires.
  • (label) A religious or mystical experience of a supernatural appearance.
  • (label) A person or thing of extraordinary beauty.
  • Synonyms

    * (ability) sight, eyesight, view, perception * (something imaginary) apparition, hallucination, mirage * (ideal or goal) dream, desire, aspiration, fantasy

    Derived terms

    * binocular vision * double vision * personal vision * prevision * visible * visibility * vision statement * visionary * visioner * visual


    (en verb)
  • To imagine something as if it were to be true.
  • To provide with a vision.
  • Synonyms

    * (imagine) envision

    Derived terms

    * envision * prevision


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