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|part of speech:
||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.
- similar words:
- rash, reckless
||not able to see objects clearly that are far away; nearsighted.
Because he's shortsighted, he has to wear glasses while driving.
||shortsightedly (adv.), shortsightedness (n.)