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shortsighted

[shawrt-sahy-tid] /ˈʃɔrtˈsaɪ tɪd/
adjective
1.
unable to see far; nearsighted; myopic.
2.
lacking in foresight:
a shortsighted plan.
Origin of shortsighted
1615-1625
1615-25
Related forms
shortsightedly, adverb
shortsightedness, noun
Synonyms
2. unthinking, heedless, careless, improvident.
Antonyms
2. prudent.
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shortsighted in Medicine

shortsighted short·sight·ed (shôrt'sī'tĭd)
adj.

  1. Nearsighted; myopic.

  2. Lacking foresight.


short'sight'ed·ly adv.
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