Definitions

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Having a wide view.

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Examples

  • She notes that "the Bank of Japan has been very pragmatic, very broad-sighted, and very calm and collected in terms of dealing with this current situation."

    If Paul Krugman Were Japanese

  • In short, he was surely one of the most remarkably broad-sighted and acute historical witnesses of our country and our world in the first half of the twentieth century.

    Orwell Now

  • The above will show why, when I met my father's cousin on the following morning -- with his grand, calm face, as benevolent as if he had passed a night of luxurious rest instead of sleepless agony -- I knew myself to be of a lower order in mind and soul and heart than his; a small, narrow, passionate girl, in the presence of a large, broad-sighted, and compassionate man.

    Erema — My Father's Sin

  • The above will show why, when I met my father’s cousin on the following morning — with his grand, calm face, as benevolent as if he had passed a night of luxurious rest instead of sleepless agony — I knew myself to be of a lower order in mind and soul and heart than his; a small, narrow, passionate girl, in the presence of a large, broad-sighted, and compassionate man.

    Erema

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