from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- adj. Unable to see distant objects clearly; myopic.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- adj. Alternative form of near-sighted.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. Seeing distinctly at short distances only; myopic; shortsighted.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Short-sighted; seeing distinctly at a short distance only; myopic.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adj. unable to see distant objects clearly
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And the fact that almost all of you don't -- Ed Begley Jr. notwithstanding -- your political hysteria makes you out to be highly immoral laugh riots in the eyes of those with even partial eyesight (I am very nearsighted, which is hereditary).
You say in your book that shareholders are mostly "nearsighted".
He was kind of nearsighted, Hezzy was, and when Martha was fightin 'to get a place in front of a bargain counter he stayed astern and kept his eyes fixed on a hat she was wearin'.
Billy's kind of nearsighted at that, so I'm mortal afraid he'll make a mistake one of these nights and take some honest man's money and trinkets away from him. "
Solomon: Your new documentary, "Reagan," which makes its premiere on HBO on Feb. 7 in honor of the president's 100th birthday, includes some wonderful footage of Reagan as a small-town lifeguard, a handsome figure in his swimming trunks who happened to be severely nearsighted.
I can't say whether I would have noticed this, being so nearsighted while swimming laps.
The country cannot afford to allow anyone as politically nearsighted as she in the Whitehouse, and you right-wing extremists will surely try to put her there.
But, despite the rise of the internet and all the recent negative attitudes towards travel writing, to predict the death of the genre seems to me as nearsighted as believing that this country's pioneering travel bookshop has come to the end of its useful life.
I am slightly nearsighted and wear contacts to help me see at a distance while hunting and when I'm shooting my bow.
To have the body I had at 18! except not be nearsighted.
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