- farsighted; hypermetropic.
- having great foresight; foreseeing remote results.
Origin of long-sighted
First recorded in 1780–90
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Examples from the Web for long-sighted
It was the result of a chain of good decisions—wise, prudent, long-sighted, or, at the least, expedient choices.Why Does the USA Depend on Russian Rockets to Get Us Into Space?
P. J. O’Rourke
June 22, 2014
I could only just see it, even with my long-sighted eyes, but struck out for it bravely.The First Violin
Her eyes well-opened and blue-grey, long-sighted and extremely honest.
He was long-sighted, and he had seen very well who it was that was talking to Meg in the road.
It need be no discouragement to you that you are not as long-sighted as I am.Lord Kilgobbin
Ratman is too long-sighted not to see that I can help him in the matter, and that on my own terms.Roger Ingleton, Minor
Talbot Baines Reed
- related to or suffering from hyperopia
- able to see distant objects in focus
- having foresight
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