farsighted

[ fahr-sahy-tid, -sahy-tid ]
/ ˈfɑrˈsaɪ tɪd, -ˌsaɪ tɪd /

adjective

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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Origin of farsighted

First recorded in 1635–45; far + sight + -ed3
Related formsfar·sight·ed·ly, adverbfar·sight·ed·ness, noun
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Medicine definitions for farsightedness (1 of 2)

farsightedness

[ färtĭd-nĭs ]

n.

hyperopia

Medicine definitions for farsightedness (2 of 2)

farsighted


adj.

Able to see distant objects better than objects at close range; hyperopic.
Capable of seeing to a great distance.
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Science definitions for farsightedness

farsightedness

[ färsī′tĭd-nĭs ]

See hyperopia.
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