[fahr-sahy-tid, -sahy-tid]
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.

1635–45; far + sight + -ed3

farsightedly, adverb
farsightedness, noun

3. foresighted, farseeing, prescient, discerning, prudent, perspicacious.
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Word Origin & History

1640s, "forecasting, prescient;" 1878 as a defect of the eyes (hypermetropic); see far + sight. Related: Farsightedness.
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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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Example sentences
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.
What has been done, however noble and farsighted, can be undone.
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