vid-, video-, vis-, -vision, -visional, -visionally, visuo-, vu-

(Latin: videre, "to see"; plus words with other related meanings: to notice, noticing, noticed; observe, observing, observed; look, looking, looked; perceive, perceiving, perceived, perception; see, seeing, saw, seen, sight; view, viewing, viewed; manifest, manifesting, manifested; reveal, revealing, revealed, revelelation)

Although many of the words in this unit seem to be from other Latin origins, all of them are etymologically derived from the main Latin videre, "to see" element.

vizorless, visorless
1. Being without a visor or having no device that protects the eyes; for example, not having a shade to protect them from the sun or other bright light or protecting the eyes from objects.
2. Not having a protecting piece on a cap or helmet which would shield the eyes and face if it existed.
1. Someone who gains pleasure from watching, especially secretly, other people's bodies or the sexual acts in which they participate; especially from a secret vantage point.
2. A persistent observer of misery or scandal; a fascinated observer of distressing, sordid, or scandalous events.
3. Etymology: a scopophiliac (someone who derives sexual pleasure by looking at nude bodies, erotic photographs, etc.), from 1900, from French voyeur (1898); literally, "someone who views or inspects", from French voir, "to view", from Latin videre, "to see".
The action of watching an unsuspecting person who is nude, in the act of undressing, or actively engaged in sexual intercourse.

Sexual contact between the observed and the voyerur is not known to occur.

A reference to watching a person undress, or who is nude, without the "victim" being aware of such observations.

It is considered by psychiatrists to be one of the paraphilias (sexual deviations or sexual perversions) within the group of psychosexual disorders.

1. Like a voyeur: "He sneaks voyeuristically around the swimming pool checking out the girls."
2. A reference to the habitual seeking of sexual stimulations by visual means.
3. A descriptive term for a prying method of secretly looking for the sordid or the scandalous.
1. Something strange that is seen in the imagination or in the supernatural.
2. The ability to perceive or to see strange or different things.
3. A foreign or strange mental image that is produced by the imagination.
4. Something which is not a normal sight, but is different or strange to behold.

Cross references of word families that are related directly, or indirectly, to: "appear, visible, visual, manifest, show, see, reveal, look": blep-; delo-; demonstra-; opt-; -orama; pare-; phanero-; phant-; pheno-; scopo-; spec-; vela-, veal-.