short-sightedness


short-sightedness
short-sighted ADJECTIVE 1) having short sight. 2) lacking imagination or foresight.
DERIVATIVES short-sightedly adverb short-sightedness noun.

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  • short-sightedness — noun a) myopia b) The propensity of a person to ignore long term goals in favor of short term gains …   Wiktionary

  • short-sightedness — See: short sighted …   English dictionary

  • short-sightedness — n. see myopia …   Medical dictionary

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  • short-sightedness — n.; see myopia …   The new mediacal dictionary

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  • short-sighted — adj 1.) especially BrE unable to see objects clearly unless they are very close American Equivalent: nearsighted ≠ ↑long sighted 2.) not considering the possible effects in the future of something that seems good now used to show disapproval ≠… …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • short-sighted — ► ADJECTIVE 1) having short sight. 2) lacking imagination or foresight. DERIVATIVES short sightedly adverb short sightedness noun …   English terms dictionary

  • short-sightedly — short sighted ► ADJECTIVE 1) having short sight. 2) lacking imagination or foresight. DERIVATIVES short sightedly adverb short sightedness noun …   English terms dictionary