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


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

Origin of myopic

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

Related forms

my·op·i·cal·ly, adverbnon·my·op·ic, adjectivenon·my·op·i·cal·ly, adverbun·my·op·ic, adjective Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

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