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Origin of long-sighted
OTHER WORDS FROM long-sightedlong-sight·ed·ness, noun
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Example sentences 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|DAILY BEAST
Suddenly I exclaimed to myself: 'I wonder if he is long-sighted?'The Mystery of the Yellow Room|Gaston Leroux
In vain we oppose the selfishness of a long-sighted prudence to the selfishness of the hour.The Works of Alexander Pope, Volume 2 (of 10)|Alexander Pope
It need be no discouragement to you that you are not as long-sighted as I am.Lord Kilgobbin|Charles Lever
Clairfait was, at least, as long-sighted as myself; and nothing could exceed his despondency but his indignation.
Suppose not one of the living or dead languages of mankind had so much as a word for "long-sighted" or "short-sighted."A Short History of England|G. K. Chesterton