• (archaic) The object gazed on.
  • A fixed look; a look of eagerness, wonder, or admiration; a continued look of attention.
  • In Lacanian psychoanalysis, the relationship of the subject with the desire to look and awareness that one can be viewed.


  • (transitive, poetic) To stare at.
  • (intransitive) To stare intently or earnestly.

    "In fact, for Antonioni this gazing is probably the most fundamental of all cognitive activities ... (from Thinking in the Absence of Image)"

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