shortsighted

[ shawrt-sahy-tid ]
/ ˈʃɔrtˈsaɪ tɪd /

adjective

unable to see far; nearsighted; myopic.
lacking in foresight: a shortsighted plan.

Origin of shortsighted

First recorded in 1615–25

OTHER WORDS FROM shortsighted

short·sight·ed·ly, adverbshort·sight·ed·ness, noun
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shortsighted
[ shôrttĭd ]

adj.

Nearsighted; myopic.
Lacking foresight.

Other words from shortsighted

shortsighted•ly adv.
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