[ nîrsī′tĭd-nĭs ]

Words Nearby nearsightedness

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How to use nearsightedness in a sentence

  • If the subject cannot read up to the twenty-foot line, nearsightedness or astigmatism is indicated.

    The Science of Human Nature | William Henry Pyle
  • The squire was a thin, pale little man, with the pinched look of nearsightedness about his eyes.

    The Executioner | Frank Riley