myopic

[ mahy-op-ik, -oh-pik ]
/ maɪˈɒp ɪk, -ˈoʊ pɪk /

adjective

Ophthalmology. pertaining to or having myopia; nearsighted.
unable or unwilling to act prudently; shortsighted.
lacking tolerance or understanding; narrow-minded.

QUIZZES

BECOME A PRO CHEF WITH THIS EXQUISITE CUISINE QUIZ!

Even if you can't be a professional chef, you can at least talk like one with this vocabulary quiz.
Question 1 of 9
You may have read the word "simmer" in a recipe or two, but what does it really mean?

Origin of myopic

First recorded in 1790–1800; myop(ia) + -ic

OTHER WORDS FROM myopic

my·op·i·cal·ly, adverbnon·my·op·ic, adjectivenon·my·op·i·cal·ly, adverbun·my·op·ic, adjective
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2020

Example sentences from the Web for myopic