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astigmatic

[as-tig-mat-ik] /ˌæs tɪgˈmæt ɪk/
adjective
1.
pertaining to, exhibiting, or correcting astigmatism.
noun
2.
a person who has astigmatism.
Origin
1840-1850
1840-50; a-6 + stigmatic
Related forms
astigmatically, adverb
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  • It seems to be made for an audience whose humor and emotional receptiveness have gone deaf and astigmatic.
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British Dictionary definitions for astigmatic

astigmatic

/ˌæstɪɡˈmætɪk/
adjective
1.
relating to or affected with astigmatism
noun
2.
a person who has astigmatism
Derived Forms
astigmatically, adverb
Word Origin
C19: from a-1 + Greek stigmat-, stigma spot, focus; see stigma
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Word Origin and History for astigmatic
adj.

1849; see astigmatism + -ic.

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