at the sight of
Definition of at the sight of
: upon seeing He faints at the sight of blood.
Word by Word Definitions
: something that is seen : spectacle
: something ludicrous or disorderly in appearance
: a great number or quantity
: to get or catch sight of
: to look at through or as if through a sight
: to test for straightness
: based on recognition or comprehension without previous study
: payable on presentation
Seen and Heard
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