Definition of Shortsighted

1. Adjective. Lacking foresight or scope. "Myopic thinking"

Exact synonyms: Myopic, Short, Unforesightful
Similar to: Improvident
Derivative terms: Shortsightedness



2. Adjective. Unable to see distant objects clearly.
Exact synonyms: Myopic, Nearsighted
Derivative terms: Myopia, Nearsightedness, Shortsightedness
Antonyms: Farsighted

3. Adjective. Not given careful consideration. "An ill-judged attempt"
Exact synonyms: Ill-considered, Ill-judged, Improvident
Similar to: Imprudent
Derivative terms: Shortsightedness

Definition of Shortsighted

1. a. Not able to see far; nearsighted; myopic. See Myopic, and Myopia.

Definition of Shortsighted

1. Adjective. (alternative spelling of short-sighted) ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Shortsighted

1. [adj]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Shortsighted

shortlistee
shortlistees
shortlisting
shortlists
shortlived
shortly
shortness
shortness of breath
shortnesses
shortribs
shorts
shortsheet
shortsheeted
shortsheeting
shortsheets
shortsighted (current term)
shortsightedly
shortsightedness
shortstop
shortstops
shortsword
shorttail
shorttail weasel
shortwave
shortwave diathermy machine
shortwaved
shortwaves
shortwaving
shortwing
shortwings

Literary usage of Shortsighted

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1. Young India: An Interpretation and a History of the Nationalist Movement by Lajpat Rai (1916)
"Narrow and shortsighted Imperial Policy. ... but also from a narrow and shortsighted imperial policy which places every obstacle in the way of Industrial ..."

2. Mental Development and Education by Michael Vincent O'Shea (1921)
"If one is shortsighted the optician will grind a glass so that it will bend the rays of light before they enter the eye just enough so that when they pass ..."

3. Mental Development and Education by Michael Vincent O'Shea (1921)
"The only way the defects of sight which have been mentioned can be corrected is by the use of glasses. If one is shortsighted the optician will grind a ..."

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