Definition of Myopic

1. Adjective. Unable to see distant objects clearly.

Exact synonyms: Nearsighted, Shortsighted
Derivative terms: Myopia, Nearsightedness, Shortsightedness
Antonyms: Farsighted



2. Adjective. Lacking foresight or scope. "Myopic thinking"
Exact synonyms: Short, Shortsighted, Unforesightful
Similar to: Improvident
Derivative terms: Shortsightedness

Definition of Myopic

1. a. Pertaining to, or affected with, or characterized by, myopia; nearsighted.

Definition of Myopic

1. Adjective. nearsighted; unable to see distant objects unaided ¹

2. Adjective. shortsighted; improvident ¹

3. Adjective. narrow minded ¹

4. Noun. A short-sighted individual. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Myopic

1. myopia [adj] - See also: myopia

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Myopic

myonecrosis
myoneural
myoneural junction
myopathia
myopathias
myopathic
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myopathy
myope
myopericarditis
myopes
myophan
myophosphorylase
myopia
myopias
myopic (current term)
myopically
myopics
myopies
myoprecursor
myoprecursors
myops
myopses
myopy
myosarcoma
myoscope
myoscopes
myoseki
myoses
myoseverin

Literary usage of Myopic

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1. Refraction and how to refract by James Thorington (1900)
"Mas., or M.+Am. (myopia combined with astigmatism myopic). ... (long eye) and simple myopic astigmatism. Figure 97 shows that parallel rays have two points ..."

2. Transactions of the American Ophthalmological Society Annual Meeting by American Ophthalmological Society (1909)
"138, when he says: "Not infrequently in myopic and occasionally in other eyes there occurs a peculiar form of retinitis right at the macula lutea that would ..."

3. The Medical Times and Gazette (1885)
"In the third case the whole eye has a myopic refraction, but the curvature of the cornea in one ... This condition is known as compound myopic astigmatism. ..."

4. Hygiene of the Eye by William Campbell Posey (1918)
"which similar rays of light are brought to a focus behind the retina, and by myopic or near-sighted eye (Fig. 12), too long an eye is designated, ..."

5. A Practical Treatise on Ophthalmology by Lawrance Webster Fox (1920)
"myopic. Compound astigmatism is the form in which both principal meridians ... SIMPLE myopic ASTIGMATISM. One meridian in front of macula, coming to focus ..."

6. An Atlas of Ophthalmoscopy: With an Introduction to the Use of the by Otto Haab, Ernest Clarke (1895)
"We will proceed to examine the conditions that exist when the observed eye is myopic or hypermetropic. EXAMINATION OF A myopic EYE BY THE DIRECT METHOD. ..."

7. Diseases and Injuries of the Eye: Their Medical and Surgical Treatment by George Lawson (1885)
"This is known as the myopic arc or crescent. It is caused by the prolongation ... In examining a myopic eye the points to be decided are:— By Retinoscopy. ..."

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