long-sighted

[lawng-sahy-tid, long-]

adjective

farsighted; hypermetropic.
having great foresight; foreseeing remote results.

Nearby words

  1. long-on,
  2. long-playing,
  3. long-range,
  4. long-run,
  5. long-running,
  6. long-standing,
  7. long-stemmed,
  8. long-sufferance,
  9. long-suffering,
  10. long-tailed cuckoo

Origin of long-sighted

First recorded in 1780–90

Related formslong-sight·ed·ness, noun

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British Dictionary definitions for long-sighted

long-sighted

adjective

related to or suffering from hyperopia
able to see distant objects in focus
having foresight
Derived Formslong-sightedly, adverblong-sightedness, noun

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