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  1. having functional vision; not blind.
  2. having a particular type of eyesight or perception (used in combination): sharp-sighted; clear-sighted.
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Origin of sighted

First recorded in 1545–55; sight + -ed3
Related formshalf-sight·ed, adjectivehalf-sight·ed·ly, adverbhalf-sight·ed·ness, nounun·der·sight·ed, adjectiveun·sight·ed, adjective
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Related Words for unsighted

dark, unsighted, groping, eyeless, purblind, unseeing, amaurotic, undiscerning, visionless, blind, sightless

Examples from the Web for unsighted

Historical Examples of unsighted

  • Unsighted, un-sī′ted, adj. not seen—earlier Unsight′: not furnished with a sight.

    Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary (part 4 of 4: S-Z and supplements)


British Dictionary definitions for unsighted


  1. not sighted
  2. not having a clear view
    1. (of a gun) not equipped with a sight
    2. (of a shot) not aimed by means of a sight
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Derived Formsunsightedly, adverb


  1. possessing the ability to see
  2. (in combination) having sight of a specified kindshort-sighted
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