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[fahr-sahy-tid, -sahy-tid] /ˈfɑrˈsaɪ tɪd, -ˌsaɪ tɪd/
seeing objects at a distance more clearly than those near at hand; hyperopic.
seeing to a great distance.
wise, as in foreseeing future developments:
a farsighted statesman.
Origin of farsighted
1635-45; far + sight + -ed3
Related forms
farsightedly, adverb
farsightedness, noun
3. foresighted, farseeing, prescient, discerning, prudent, perspicacious. Unabridged
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  • farsighted conglomerates can use this respite to adjust to globalisation.
  • True vision requires the forging of a farsighted and realistic connection between our present and our future.
  • His palette is grand, and the work is hopeful and farsighted.
  • It consists of sitting in the study hall and is much favored by the more farsighted children.
  • What has been done, however noble and farsighted, can be undone.
  • The other variant is more farsighted, and something of a bank shot.
  • Economists no longer believe humans are that farsighted.
  • Some farsighted policies have expanded the cage beyond what anyone would have imagined a decade ago.
  • For the farsighted, the laser will steepen the cornea.
  • We are pleased with the agreement and appreciate the farsighted accomplishment this represents.
farsighted in Medicine

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

  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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