near-sighted

nearsighted

[neer-sahy-tid, -sahy-]
adjective
1.
seeing distinctly at a short distance only; myopic.

Origin:
1680–90; near + sight + -ed3

nearsightedly, adverb
nearsightedness, noun
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near-sighted (ˌnɪəˈsaɪtɪd)
 
adj
relating to or suffering from myopia
 
near-'sightedly
 
adv
 
near-'sightedness
 
n

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near-sighted
also nearsighted, 1680s, from near + sight.
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nearsighted near·sight·ed (nēr'sī'tĭd)
adj.
Unable to see distant objects clearly; myopic.

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