Main definitions of eyewitnessing in English

: eyewitnessing1eyewitnessing2

eyewitnessing1

Pronunciation /ˈʌɪˌwɪtnɪsɪŋ/

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noun

  • The action or an act of eyewitnessing something; observation with one's own eyes.

Origin

Mid 17th century. From eyewitness + -ing.

Main definitions of eyewitnessing in English

: eyewitnessing1eyewitnessing2

eyewitnessing2

Pronunciation /ˈʌɪˌwɪtnɪsɪŋ/

See synonyms for eyewitnessing

adjective

  • That observes or describes an incident or event as an eyewitness. In early use also: †that bears witness to something (obsolete).

Origin

Early 17th century; earliest use found in William Lithgow (1582–c1645), traveller. From eyewitness + -ing.