Definitions for tunnel vision

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

tun′nel vi′sion(n.)

  1. a drastically narrowed field of vision, as in looking through a tube, symptomatic of retinitis pigmentosa.

    Category: Ophthalmology

  2. narrow-mindedness.

    Category: Common Vocabulary

Origin of tunnel vision:

1940–45

tun′nel-vi′sioned(adj.)

Princeton's WordNet

  1. tunnel vision(noun)

    visual impairment involving a loss of peripheral vision

Wiktionary

  1. tunnel vision(Noun)

    A restricted field of vision as the result of looking through some type of object or a medical condition.

  2. tunnel vision(Noun)

    To focus one's attention on one specific item or event, to the exclusion of everything else.; a one-track mind

Freebase

  1. Tunnel vision

    Tunnel vision is the loss of peripheral vision with retention of central vision, resulting in a constricted circular tunnel-like field of vision.

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