Definitions for nearsightedness

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

near•sight•edˈnɪərˌsaɪ tɪd, -ˈsaɪ-(adj.)

  1. seeing distinctly at a short distance only; myopic.

  2. Ref: shortsighted (def. 2). 2

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. myopia, nearsightedness, shortsightedness(noun)

    (ophthalmology) eyesight abnormality resulting from the eye's faulty refractive ability; distant objects appear blurred


  1. nearsightedness(Noun)

    The property of being nearsighted, myopia.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Nearsightedness(noun)

    see Myopic, and Myopia


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