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Origin of shortsighted
SYNONYMS FOR shortsighted
OTHER WORDS FROM shortsightedshort·sight·ed·ly, adverbshort·sight·ed·ness, noun
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Example sentences from the Web for shortsighted
But the response from prominent Jewish groups and leaders has been shortsighted.
Conservatives attacking Baldwin for his latest fit of (justified) anger are being small-time and shortsighted.
The pope also said that the church had become too shortsighted, having lost the message.The Pope Confesses Church’s ‘Obsession’ With Gays, Abortion|Barbie Latza Nadeau|September 19, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Of course, political systems thrive on stirring and shortsighted expressions of national pride.Cyprus is Imploding, So Why Aren't Markets Freaking Out?|Megan McArdle|March 22, 2013|DAILY BEAST
But these are frequently the strategic reflections of veteran party activists, and their solutions have tended to be shortsighted.
Shortsighted men consider its ways and decide that there is no reward for virtue or vice.Evolution Of The Japanese, Social And Psychic|Sidney L. Gulick
Ananta joined me in reminiscent laughter; he had had to admit that the Benares "clairvoyant" he selected was a shortsighted one.Autobiography of a YOGI|Paramhansa Yogananda
The look she gave him when their eyes met at last sent this shortsighted young gentleman up to the seventh heaven.M. or N. "Similia similibus curantur."|G.J. Whyte-Melville
But one couldn't neglect old friends, even though there was nothing that could be done for shortsighted ones.The Great Gray Plague|Raymond F. Jones
He was shortsighted, but had no astigmatism; tests of the field of vision showed no abnormality.Vocational Psychology: Its Problems and Methods|Harry L. Hollingworth