Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • In pathology, of or relating to myopia; affected with myopia; short-sighted; near-sighted. Also brachymetropic.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adjective Pertaining to, or affected with, or characterized by, myopia; nearsighted.
  • adjective a condition in which the eye is affected with myopia in one meridian only.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • adjective nearsighted; unable to see distant objects unaided
  • adjective shortsighted; improvident
  • adjective narrow minded
  • noun A short-sighted individual.

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

  • adjective unable to see distant objects clearly
  • adjective lacking foresight or scope

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  • "Look, metal flower petal tears do not even appear in the Myopic Mirror!"

    -"Forecast Fascist Future," The Sunlandic Twins

    November 22, 2007

  • The thought that man is the pinnacle of evolution is arrogant and myopic.

    December 31, 2009

  • lacking foresight or imagination

    The company ultimately went out of business because the myopic managers couldn't predict the changes in their industry.

    October 19, 2016