beholding beholding  /bɪ ˈhoʊl dɪŋ/

Definition(s):

  • (n) perception by means of the eyes

Synonym(s)

Usage(s):

  1. Absent some remarkable discovery, astronauts, geologists and biologists once on Mars could do little more than analyze rocks and feel awestruck beholding the sky of another world.
  2. Lord Dunsany takes childish pride in the sag of his coat and the splay of his collar, what time he gets lost on a golden road to nowhere, beholding faery sights.
  3. You would have thought him some prophet or seer beholding the shadows of Fate.

News

  1. Review: 'Enough Said' a winning comic romance

    Beholding the late James Gandolfini doing a lovely job in a change-of-pace role significantly intensifies the already funny/sad aspects of "Enough Said," an engaging comic romance set amid the minefields that imperil starting up mid-life relationships.
    on September 20, 2013     Source: LA.com

  2. A winning comic romance

    BY TODD MCCARTHY The Hollywood Reporter LOS ANGELES Beholding the late James Gandolfini doing a lovely job in a change-of-pace role significantly intensifies the already funny/sad aspects of “Enough Said,” an engaging comic romance set amid the minefields that imperil starting up mid-life relationships. read more
    on September 20, 2013     Source: The Times Record

Quotes

  1. "We gained an experience that we never could have gained in any other way," said Wilford Woodruff, a member of Zion's Camp and fourth president of the Church. "We had the privilege of beholding the face of the Prophet and we had the privilege...
    on Feb 17, 2009 By: Wilford Woodruff Source: Mormon Times

  2. Such interior stillness, Pieper concludes, is "receptive understanding, contemplative beholding, and immersion - in the real."
    on Aug 4, 2007 By: Josef Pieper Source: Seattle Times

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