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Definition of Nearsightedly
Lexicographical Neighbors of Nearsightedly
Literary usage of Nearsightedly
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Bulletin of the New York Public Library by New York Public Library (1897)
"... Miss Alice M. Lawrence by name, seeing me somewhat nearsightedly exploring the shelves came to help me. "Are you looking for anything special? ..."
2. Variabilität und Vererbung am Zentralnervensystem des Menschen und einiger by Hans Driesch, Hal George Evarts, Johann Paul Karplus (1921)
"Occasionally the blunt head was elevated a few inches as the monster peered nearsightedly about him. An owl hovered above him and screeched. ..."
3. Cranford: A Play; a Comedy in Three Acts Made from Mrs. Gaskell's Famous Story by Marguerite Merington, Elizabeth Cleghorn Gaskell (1905)
"I have all kinds, from Congou to Gunpowder! MRS. FITZ-ADAM. The most expensive! [Laying money on the counter.] Miss MATTY. [Looking nearsightedly at the ..."
4. Nature's Strongholds: The World's Great Wildlife Reserves by Laura Riley, William Riley (2005)
"Black rhinoceros—possibly the only viable breeding population left in northern Tanzania— look about nearsightedly (and sometimes charge threatening-looking ..."
5. Social Activities for Men and Boys by Albert Meader Chesley (1910)
"The doctor returns, starts at the feet, nearsightedly, gets to the devil's face, both of them let out a yell and the doctor runs for his life pursued by the ..."