having foresight; sagacious; discerning.
able to see objects distinctly at a great distance: Hawks are farseeing birds.
- far·see·ing·ness, noun
- farseer, noun
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How to use farseeing in a sentence
Companies like Google and Facebook have strived—and thrived—by keeping their far-seeing geniuses on board.
I am saved, thanks to my own sagacity, to my prudent, far-seeing nose that smells danger ahead.Black Diamonds | Mr Jkai
Now the Queen was a very wise woman, and far seeing in many things.The Sagas of Olaf Tryggvason and of Harald The Tyrant (Harald Haardraade) | Snorri Sturluson
It is yet but half developed, but no far-seeing mind can form any estimate of its future growth and opulence.
She seemed to read the thoughts that crowded my brain; for she looked into my face with her tender, far-seeing smile.A Heroine of France | Evelyn Everett-Green
Pierre's eye suddenly met that of Mme. Rosémilly; it rested on him clear and blue, far-seeing and hard.The Works of Guy de Maupassant, Volume VIII. | Guy de Maupassant
British Dictionary definitions for far-seeing
having shrewd judgment; far-sighted
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