[ neer-sahy-tid, -sahy- ]
/ ˈnɪərˌsaɪ tɪd, -ˈsaɪ- /
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seeing distinctly at a short distance only; myopic.
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OTHER WORDS FROM nearsightednear·sight·ed·ly, adverbnear·sight·ed·ness, noun
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How to use nearsighted in a sentence
Uncle Dick did not relish my retraction, and his near-sighted eyes glared at me in disgust.A Virginia Scout|Hugh Pendexter
Ye're goin' to make thim near-sighted an' round-shouldered,' I says.Mr. Dooley in Peace and in War|Finley Peter Dunne
Barron was near-sighted, and insisted upon a closer distance than the usual ten paces.South American Fights and Fighters|Cyrus Townsend Brady
Mr. Trimm snatched up his hands close to his near-sighted eyes and looked.The Escape of Mr. Trimm|Irvin S. Cobb
As to Mr Tempest, he was moving round the room examining the objects of art in his usual near-sighted way.The Pagan's Cup|Fergus Hume
British Dictionary definitions for nearsighted
/ (ˌnɪəˈsaɪtɪd) /
relating to or suffering from myopia
Derived forms of near-sightednear-sightedly, adverbnear-sightedness, noun
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