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farsighted

[fahr-sahy-tid, -sahy-tid] /ˈfɑrˈsaɪ tɪd, -ˌsaɪ tɪd/
adjective
1.
seeing objects at a distance more clearly than those near at hand; hyperopic.
2.
seeing to a great distance.
3.
wise, as in foreseeing future developments:
a farsighted statesman.
Origin
1635-1645
1635-45; far + sight + -ed3
Related forms
farsightedly, adverb
farsightedness, noun
Synonyms
3. foresighted, farseeing, prescient, discerning, prudent, perspicacious.
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British Dictionary definitions for far-sighted

far-sighted

adjective
1.
possessing prudence and foresight
2.
(med) of, relating to, or suffering from hyperopia
3.
another word for long-sighted
Derived Forms
far-sightedly, adverb
far-sightedness, noun
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Word Origin and History for far-sighted
adj.

also farsighted, 1640s, "forecasting, prescient;" 1878 as a defect of the eyes (hypermetropic); see far + sight. Related: Farsightedness.

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far-sighted in Medicine

farsighted far·sight·ed or far-sight·ed (fär'sī'tĭd)
adj.

  1. Able to see distant objects better than objects at close range; hyperopic.

  2. Capable of seeing to a great distance.

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