Definition of Keen-sighted
1. Adjective. Having very keen vision. "Quick-sighted as a cat"
Similar to: Sighted
Derivative terms: Sharp-sightedness
2. Adjective. Capable of seeing to a great distance.
Similar to: Farsighted, Presbyopic
Derivative terms: Longsightedness
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Keen-sighted
keen-sighted (current term)
keen as mustard
Literary usage of Keen-sighted
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. A Practical Dictionary of the English and German Languages by Felix Flügel (1874)
"quid er acote of eight, keen-sighted; —ftU brr, ». pare or fine silver; —fmn, m. «id. .... keensighted ..."
2. A Dictionary of English Synonymes and Synonymous Or Parallel Expressions by Richard Soule, George Holmes Howison (1891)
"The tomb, the sepulchre, the grave, Kent, acute, shrewd, clear-sighted, keen-sighted, 2. Relax, loosen. narrow house, death. Longing, «. ..."
3. The Masters of Modern French Criticism by Irving Babbitt (1912)
"It is evident that under existing conditions we can scarcely emphasize the first part of our definition too strongly (the keen-sighted few!). ..."
4. The Aborigines of Tasmania by Henry Ling Roth, Marion E. Butler, James Backhouse Walker, John George Garson (1899)
"348) : " They were naturally very keen-sighted, . . . and their sense of hearing and smelling remarkably acute, and all the writers who have touched on this ..."
5. Suomalais-englantilainen sanakirja by Severi Alanne (1919)
"keen-sighted [statesman, valtio- mles], discerning, discriminating, ... scsti in a keen-sighted manner, discerningly, discriminatingly, with discrimination. ..."
6. The Popular Science Monthly (1888)
"Bernard Palissy, one of the most keen-sighted of scientific thinkers in France, as well as one of the most devoted of Christians, showed that this theory ..."