Quote Originally Posted by Bob F.
OK... The act of imagining a future event is "visualization". The word "previsualization" is not a valid word: it is semantic nonsense. If it means anything, it means "before the point of visualisation" which makes no sense in the context of imagining the eventual print that is intended.

Just treat it as a technical term rather than an English one....

Cheers, Bob.
Maybe it was the need for one-upsmanship as it existed when “previsualization” was first coined. In Gov.(military) work, the projects with the most syllables, wins! E.g., “fuel cells” – twollable; “su-per-con-duc-tiv-I-ty”, seven syllables! Guess who won?