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Origin of shortsighted
SYNONYMS FOR shortsighted
OTHER WORDS FROM shortsightedshort·sight·ed·ly, adverbshort·sight·ed·ness, noun
Example sentences from the Web for shortsighted
Instigating military involvement without considering these issues is nothing more than a short-sighted action.
In 2010, former Skype Chief Executive Josh Silverman told Dow Jones that the ban in the Middle East is “short-sighted.”Saudi Arabia: The Internet’s Enemy Cracks Down on Skype, Whatsapp, and Viber|Vivian Salama|March 29, 2013|DAILY BEAST
How short-sighted, irresponsible and narcissistic of people to have so many kids.Why I Choose to Be Child-Free: Readers Share Their Stories|Harry Siegel|February 27, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Yet again, I am astounded by the one-sided, short-sighted approach so many take to this conflict.
This is short-sighted and reckless, and it undermines decades of American-Jewish policy.Why The Hagel Nomination Hearing Is A Victory For ECI|Brent E. Sasley|January 31, 2013|DAILY BEAST
But he was too short-sighted and too absent from the world of small facts and petty impulses to notice those who tittered at him.The World's Greatest Books, Vol IV.|Editors: Arthur Mee and J.A. Hammerton
This, to any short-sighted person, might appear a very novel mode of filling our own pockets.Nuts and Nutcrackers|Charles James Lever
So short-sighted that "she always seemed to be seeking something, moving her head from side to side to catch a sight of it."Library Notes|A. P. Russell
You'll pardon me, I'm sure, but I can't understand how I was so short-sighted as to marry your sister.The Husbands of Edith|George Barr McCutcheon
He was short-sighted, and, as the lamplight was poor, he had not noticed the boys' somewhat crude make-up.The Rover Boys at Colby Hall|Arthur M. Winfield