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Kernerman English Learner's Dictionary

  1. short-sighted(adjective)ʃˈɔrts

    not considering the future

    a foolish and short-sighted decision

  2. short-sightedʃˈɔrts


    ***Are you shortsighted?


  1. short-sighted(Adjective)

    Nearsighted; myopic; unable to focus on distant objects.

  2. short-sighted(Adjective)

    Unable to see long-term objectives; lacking foresight.

Translations for short-sighted

Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary


seeing clearly only things that are near

I don't recognize people at a distance because I'm short-sighted.

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