- seeing distinctly at a short distance only; myopic.
Origin of nearsighted
Related Words for near-sightedblind, careless, foolish, headlong, ill-advised, impolitic, impractical, improvident, imprudent, injudicious, myopic, rash, stupid, unwary, ill-considered, astigmatic, imperceptive, near-sighted, unsagacious
Examples from the Web for near-sighted
Historical Examples of near-sighted
The judges of the earth are near-sighted and prone to be deceived.The Basket of Flowers
Christoph von Schmid
Then, unless the Japs are near-sighted, I expect an easy time when I go out.The Wreck of the Titan
Pa is near-sighted, and he said he wanted me to go along and show him things.Peck's Bad Boy and His Pa
George W. Peck
I had had enough of the supercilious, near-sighted eyes of the Teuton.The Maids of Paradise
Robert W. (Robert William) Chambers
Nathaniel raised his book so as to hide his face, like one near-sighted.In The Boyhood of Lincoln
- relating to or suffering from myopia
Word Origin and History for near-sighted
- Unable to see distant objects clearly; myopic.