Definitions

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Having weak eyes or weak sight.

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Examples

  • The library door opened, and a slender, middle-aged man, weak-eyed and eye glassed, entered.

    Winged Blackmail

  • I foresaw that in the blinding sunshine of that land, I would become acquainted with a flabby, pretending weak-eyed devil of a rapacious and pitiless folly.

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  • The Egyptian race is chronically weak-eyed, the effect of the damp hot climate of the valley, where ophthalmia prevailed even during the pre-Pharaohnic days.

    The Book of The Thousand Nights And A Night

  • That the Fellahs are now congenitally weak-eyed, may be seen by comparing them with negroes imported from

    The Book of The Thousand Nights And A Night

  • But in my opinion, dark text on a light-colored background is better design than forcing weak-eyed readers like me to install a color zapper.

    White Text On Black Backgrounds Is Bad Design

  • There were very few fine, manly dogs; the pets in greatest favour are obviously those odious weak-eyed, pink-nosed

    The Hawaiian Archipelago

  • Leah was weak-eyed; for the eyes of your souls are excessively weak.

    ANF01. The Apostolic Fathers with Justin Martyr and Irenaeus

  • My eccentric mother, weak-eyed from childhood, who "saw men as trees walking," refused to wear her spectacles in the garden.

    Incubus

  • Gunthar hardly knew what he had expected to see in a purported cleric of Paladine - perhaps a weak-eyed aesthetic, pale and lean from study.

    Dragons of Winter Night

  • But as I stood on this hillside, I foresaw that in the blinding sunshine of that land I would become ac - quainted with a flabby, pretending, weak-eyed devil of a rapacious and pitiless folly.

    Heart of Darkness

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