Definition of double vision in English:

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double vision

Pronunciation: /ˈdəbəl ˈviZHən/


The simultaneous perception of two images, usually overlapping, of a single scene or object.
Example sentences
  • Because using both eyes in the presence of squint/refractive error would cause significant eye-strain and double vision, the brain ignores the image from the squinting eye, resulting in amblyopia.
  • She reported that when she first saw him he had occasional double vision, mild photophobia and tenderness below the left eye.
  • Common symptoms are pain, an oppressive feeling behind the eye, a gritty sensation in the eye, double vision, and photophobia.

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Syllabification: dou·ble vi·sion

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