Nearsighted; myopic; unable to focus on distant objects.
Unable to see long-term objectives; lacking foresight.
The numerical value of short-sighted in Chaldean Numerology is: 1
The numerical value of short-sighted in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
Italy's government considers it short-sighted and dangerous to underestimate the Greek crisis.
We would be operationally and strategically short-sighted not to retain unique amphibious capabilities within the Navy and Marine Corps team.
I think it's short-sighted, the report makes clear is that we haven't done a good job here ... When you have a problem you've got to stop with incremental solutions and you need more of a wholesale solution.
When you do that kind of analysis, you should realise you can't have a short-sighted view, maximising competition in order to minimise prices. There are other factors to take into account, quality, willingness to invest.
When we're thinking of the Boston Marathon, that's a primary goal, we could create a 20-yard buffer between the street and the nearest spectator, but it would just so fundamentally change the char of the day, it would be short-sighted.
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