seeing objects at a distance more clearly than those near at hand; hyperopic.
seeing to a great distance.
wise, as in foreseeing future developments: a farsighted statesman.
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- far·sight·ed·ly, adverb
- far·sight·ed·ness, noun
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How to use farsighted in a sentence
A farsighted former history teacher named Will Fitzhugh has been publishing long and deep high school papers for 34 years.Stuff your 5,000-word limit! Students dare to write longer history papers. | Jay Mathews | October 17, 2021 | Washington Post
When Pride season comes to an end, farsighted companies will cease the 11-month hibernation, and will use 2021 to create a holistic approach to the LGBTQ consumer, talking to them throughout the year.
Is this neurosis, narcissism, or the farsighted wisdom that allows a fellow to win three hundred games?
He has received international recognition for his expertise and farsighted contributions to the mobile industry since 2005.
Philopœmen was farsighted enough to see from the beginning that the Roman alliance would prove bad for Greece.The Story of the Greeks | H. A. Guerber
The farsighted Indian had destroyed the trail made by the one who lived as he had crept from the scene.The Lone Ranger Rides | Fran Striker
Does he not consider them as farsighted and energetic as the others he has pompously mentioned with such childish illusion.England, Canada and the Great War | Louis-Georges Desjardins
The eyeball of a farsighted person is very short, and the retina is too close to the crystalline lens.General Science | Bertha M. Clark
farsighted, purposeful Germany fought four and a half years upon the strength of great power plants run by the snows of the Alps.Conservation Through Engineering | Franklin K. Lane
British Dictionary definitions for far-sighted
possessing prudence and foresight
med of, relating to, or suffering from hyperopia
- far-sightedly, adverb
- far-sightedness, noun
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