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shortsighted

[shawrt-sahy-tid]
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  1. unable to see far; nearsighted; myopic.
  2. lacking in foresight: a shortsighted plan.
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Origin of shortsighted

First recorded in 1615–25
Related formsshort·sight·ed·ly, adverbshort·sight·ed·ness, noun

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shortsighted

(shôrttĭd)
adj.
  1. Nearsighted; myopic.
  2. Lacking foresight.
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Related formsshortsighted•ly adv.
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