American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- adj. Farsighted.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Able to see objects at a great distance; hence, having foresight; of acute intellect; sagacious; far-seeing.
- Able to see objects distinctly at a distance, but not close at hand; presbyopic or hypermetropic; far-sighted.
GNU Webster's 1913
- adj. Able to see objects at a great distance; hence, having great foresight; sagacious; farseeing.
- adj. Able to see objects distinctly at a distance, but not close at hand; hypermetropic.
- adj. planning prudently for the future
- adj. capable of seeing to a great distance
“More than that, the past Administration taught us more about the need for long-sighted economic policy and out-year budgeting than we ever thought possible.”
“De Gea, dropped from United's past three matches after making a succession of mistakes, is long-sighted and plays in contact lenses.”
“In their own way the conservative, long-sighted brothers were as opportunistic as the railroad and mining buccaneers.”
“One day in the not-too-distant future (closer, if you are long-sighted), contacts may be made from renewable materials such as soya bean.”
“It's more than just common sense, but a more long-sighted and justice-centered approach.”
“The famous "light touch" of which the FSA was so proud hasn't proved an effective way to oversee an increasingly complex industry, particularly when it's sharing the regulatory burden with the long-sighted Bank of England and politically minded Treasury.”
“In trade, the momentary state of the markets betrays continually the experienced and long-sighted.”
“I find it hard because of the eyesight issue getting long-sighted now”
“He was, thank the Goddess of whom her mother spoke, not a long-sighted person.”
“Germans and of the Molokani, and a long-sighted Kalmuck could even see the town and the railway-station.”
‘long-sighted’ hasn't been added to any lists yet.
Looking for tweets for long-sighted.