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

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shortsighted in Medicine


  1. Nearsighted; myopic.
  2. Lacking foresight.
Related formsshortsighted•ly adv.
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