- A lot; much:
We're a sight better off without him.
- Immediately upon being seen:
threatened to shoot looters on sight.
- Remarkable; incredible:
The graduation party was out of sight.
- One whom it is a relief or joy to see.
- Without seeing the object in question:
bought the horse sight unseen.
Other Word Forms of Sight
Origin of Sight
Middle English from Old English sihth, gesiht something seen sekw-2 in Indo-European roots
From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
Old English sihþ (“something seen").
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