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nearsightedness

Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. See myopia.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. The property of being nearsighted, myopia.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. An eyesight abnormality resulting from the eye's faulty refractive ability, such that one can see only close objects distinctly; the condition of being nearsighted. See myopic, and myopia.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The state of being near-sighted; myopia.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. (ophthalmology) eyesight abnormality resulting from the eye's faulty refractive ability; distant objects appear blurred

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Examples

  • Such cases are known as nearsightedness and are corrected by having placed in front of the eyes concave lenses of the proper strength.

    The Science of Human Nature A Psychology for Beginners

  • Myopia: Often called nearsightedness, myopia is a vision problem experienced by 30% of Americans.

    CreationWiki - Recent changes [en]

  • Myopia: Often called nearsightedness, myopia is a vision problem experienced by 30% of

    CreationWiki - Recent changes [en]

  • * '' 'Myopia:' '' Often called nearsightedness, [[myopia]] is a vision problem experienced by 30% of Americans.

    CreationWiki - Recent changes [en]

  • * '' 'Myopia:' '' Often called nearsightedness, myopia is a vision problem experienced by

    CreationWiki - Recent changes [en]

  • So while Vivian has better than 20 / 20 vision, I'm afraid that Rosalyn has inherited some issues, namely nearsightedness, since to really look at something, she has to hold it about 1 inch from her nose, and then goes nearly crosseyed to see it.

    Spin Me I Pulsate

  • [[File: Myopia. jpg | right | thumb | 150px | A scene as it may be viewed by a person suffering from myopia.]] * '' 'Myopia:' '' Often called nearsightedness, [[myopia]] is a vision problem experienced by 30% of Americans.

    CreationWiki - Recent changes [en]

  • Tychsen said relatively minor conditions such as nearsightedness, farsightedness or a lazy eye -- if not treated with glasses or contacts -- could trigger headaches and other side effects from 3-D visuals.

    PhysOrg.com - latest science and technology news stories

  • There are two standard systems for determining a prescription for eyeglasses to correct refractive errors such as nearsightedness, farsightedness and astigmatism.

    PhysOrg.com - latest science and technology news stories

  • "But even minor problems such as nearsightedness, farsightedness or amblyopia - often referred to as 'lazy eye' - can cause feelings of discomfort if not treated with glasses or contacts, or if someone is wearing an outdated prescription."

    Times Leader News

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