from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. The state or condition of being long-sighted; hence, sagacity; shrewdness.
- n. See Hypermetropia.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The faculty of seeing objects at a great distance; hence, sagacity as regards the future; far-sighted discernment.
- n. In pathology, a defect of sight owing to which objects near at hand are seen indistinctly, while those at remoter distances appear distinctly; hypermetropia or presbyopia.
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- n. abnormal condition in which vision for distant objects is better than for near objects
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