having great foresight; foreseeing remote results.
- long-sight·ed·ness, noun
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How to use long-sighted in a sentence
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 | THE DAILY BEAST
"You are not very wise or long sighted for a diplomatist," Jessie said with a faint smile.The Weight of the Crown | Fred M. White
It will be said, Englishmen are braver, more enterprising and skilful, than other people; more thoughtful and long-sighted.
The landlord could not see all this so sharply, being confused, and not so long-sighted as Tom.Madam Crowl's Ghost and The Dead Sexton | Joseph Sheridan LeFanu
Clairfait was, at least, as long-sighted as myself; and nothing could exceed his despondency but his indignation.
After travelling a few miles I espied a black speck very far away, for I am long-sighted.The Land of the Long Night | Paul du Chaillu
British Dictionary definitions for long-sighted
related to or suffering from hyperopia
able to see distant objects in focus
- long-sightedly, adverb
- long-sightedness, noun
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