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myopic

my·op·ic

myopic

 
 
pronunciation:
maI a pihk
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Word Combinations (adjective)
part of speech: adjective
definition 1: concerning or having myopia; nearsighted.
He was extremely myopic and wore thick eyeglasses.
antonyms:
farsighted, hyperopic, long-sighted
similar words:
shortsighted
definition 2: lacking foresight or being narrow-minded.
The industry leaders were myopic in that they continued to build over-sized vehicles at a time when people were concerned about fuel efficiency.
antonyms:
farsighted
similar words:
shortsighted
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derivation: myopically (adv.)