from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- adj. Having the ability to see.
- adj. Having eyesight of a specified kind. Often used in combination: keen-sighted.
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- v. Simple past tense and past participle of sight.
- adj. Not blind
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. Having sight, or seeing, in a particular manner; -- used in composition.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Having eyesight; capable of seeing.
- Having sight of some special character; seeing in a particular way: in composition: as, far-or long -sighted, near- or short -sighted, quick -sighted, sharp-sighted.
- Having a sight; fitted with a sight or sights, as a firearm; by extension, arranged with sights so that a certain definite distance can be reached by using the sights: as, a rifle sighted for a thousand yards.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adj. able to see
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Arizona SB 1070 is a lesson in shortsighted and counterproductive lawmaking, with potentially devastating effects for the state's communities.
The spot selected should be on the right side (when sighted from the house) of the entrance.
By the way, did you ever get that new Marlin sighted in?
The two specific reforms he cited were a tepid proposal to rein in short-sighted, out-of-control CEO greed through a shareholder "say on pay" resolution, and a transaction tax on risky financial instruments.
President-elect Obama has picked a centrist economist team that includes leaders who played a role in short-sighted decisions that exacerbated the current crisis.
To be sure, Khamenei would not be the first Iranian leader to consolidate power in shortsighted fashion.
Short sighted is making more enemies in the long term while “claiming” they have kept us safe but only in the short term.
But allowing those feelings to manifest themselves in short-sighted, destructive ways would only hurt the very institution all party members profess to support.
How selfish and short-sighted is it really in our interests to be?
But where many of us are short-sighted is what happens afterwards.
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