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nearsighted

[neer-sahy-tid, -sahy-] /ˈnɪərˌsaɪ tɪd, -ˈsaɪ-/
adjective
1.
seeing distinctly at a short distance only; myopic.
Origin
1680-1690
1680-90; near + sight + -ed3
Related forms
nearsightedly, adverb
nearsightedness, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for near-sighted

near-sighted

/ˌnɪəˈsaɪtɪd/
adjective
1.
relating to or suffering from myopia
Derived Forms
near-sightedly, adverb
near-sightedness, noun
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Word Origin and History for near-sighted
adj.

also nearsighted, 1680s, from near + sight. Figurative use from 1856. Related: Nearsightedly; nearsightedness.

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near-sighted in Medicine

nearsighted near·sight·ed (nēr'sī'tĭd)
adj.
Unable to see distant objects clearly; myopic.

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