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Definitions for farsighted
ˈfɑrˈsaɪ tɪd, -ˌsaɪ tɪdfar·sight·ed

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. farsighted, presbyopicadjective

    able to see distant objects clearly

  2. farseeing, farsighted, foresighted, foresightful, prospicient, long, longsightedadjective

    planning prudently for the future

    "large goals that required farsighted policies"; "took a long view of the geopolitical issues"


  1. farsightedadjective

    Being unable to focus with one's eyes on near objects; presbyopic.

  2. farsightedadjective

    Being considerate about the future with respect to one's own plans or deeds; showing anticipation.


  1. farsighted

    Farsighted is a term that is commonly used in two contexts: 1. In Optometry: It refers to a common vision condition, also known as hyperopia, where a person can see distant objects clearly, but objects nearby may appear blurry. This occurs if light entering the eye focuses behind the retina, instead of directly on it. 2. In General context: It describes a person who is able to anticipate and plan the future with good foresight, having long-range perspective or vision. It often connotes wisdom and the ability to make sound decisions for future benefits.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Farsightedadjective

    seeing to great distance; hence, of good judgment regarding the remote effects of actions; sagacious

  2. Farsightedadjective


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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of farsighted in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of farsighted in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

Examples of farsighted in a Sentence

  1. Nixon Foundation:

    Considering the near-impossible task of identifying a chairman as farsighted, strategic-thinking and generous with his time as Dr. Cavanaugh, the board has elected the best person capable of guiding the Foundation forward.

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  • weitsichtig, vorausschauendGerman
  • hypermétropeFrench
  • hipermetropRomanian
  • дальновидный, дальнозоркий, прозорливыйRussian
  • öngörülü, basiretli, hipermetrop, görüşlüTurkish

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