What does short-sighted mean?

Definitions for short-sighted

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word short-sighted.


  1. short-sighted(Adjective)

    Nearsighted; myopic; unable to focus on distant objects.

  2. short-sighted(Adjective)

    Unable to see long-term objectives; lacking foresight.


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of short-sighted in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of short-sighted in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Karyn Cavanaugh:

    I think it's a little short-sighted for investors to be piling out of U.S. equities.

  2. Italian Foreign Minister Paolo Gentiloni:

    Italy's government considers it short-sighted and dangerous to underestimate the Greek crisis.

  3. President Petro Poroshenko:

    The time of ill-considered pacifism and short-sighted neglect of the defense issues have now receded into the past.

  4. Cristobal Alex:

    These attacks against Secretary Castro are completely unfounded, short sighted, and only serve to pit us against each other.

  5. Theodore Krintas:

    Today, due to capital controls, they cannot do it. But this is short sighted because at some point capital controls will be lifted.

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