Conspectuity

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Conspectuity The faculty of seeing; sight; eye.A word of Menenius's making. Coriolanus ii. 1
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n conspectuity Sight; view; organ of sight; eye.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • n Conspectuity (Shak.) sight: the eye
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Etymology

Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
L. conspectusconspicĕre, to look at.

Usage

In literature:

Est in Europa; habet in conspectu Asiam, Egyptum.
"The History of The Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire Volume 2" by Edward Gibbon
Semotis a viris servant in interioribus, ab eorum conspectu immanes.
"The Anatomy of Melancholy" by Democritus Junior
Providebam Dominum in conspectu meo semper: quoniam adextris est mihi, ne commovear.
"The St. Gregory Hymnal and Catholic Choir Book" by Various
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