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nearsighted

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

nearsightedness near·sight·ed·ness (nēr'sī'tĭd-nĭs)
n.
Myopia.

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

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nearsightedness in Science
nearsightedness
  (nîr'sī'tĭd-nĭs)   
See myopia.
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