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shortsighted

short·sight·ed

shortsighted

 
pronunciation:
short saI tihd
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part of speech: adjective
definition 1: not looking ahead or thinking about what might happen in the future.
It was shortsighted of him to leave his papers outside on a windy day.
antonyms:
farsighted
similar words:
rash, reckless
definition 2: not able to see objects clearly that are far away; nearsighted.
Because he's shortsighted, he has to wear glasses while driving.
synonyms:
nearsighted
antonyms:
farsighted
derivations: shortsightedly (adv.), shortsightedness (n.)
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