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Meaning of SHORTSIGHTED

Pronunciation:  sh'orts'Itud

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [adj]  lacking foresight or scope; "a short view of the problem"; "shortsighted policies"; "shortsighted critics derided the plan"; "myopic thinking"
  2. [adj]  not given careful consideration; "ill-considered actions often result in disaster"; "an ill-judged attempt"
  3. [adj]  (ophthalmology) sharp vision nearby but an inability to focus on distant objects
 

SHORTSIGHTED is a 12 letter word that starts with S.

 

 Synonyms: ill-considered, ill-judged, improvident, imprudent, myopic, nearsighted, short, unforesightful
 

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Short"sight`ed\, a.
1. Not able to see far; nearsighted; myopic. See {Myopic},
   and {Myopia}.

2. Fig.: Not able to look far into futurity; unable to
   understand things deep; of limited intellect.

3. Having little regard for the future; heedless. --
   {Short"sight`ed*ly}, adv. -- {Short"sight`ed*ness}, n.

         Cunning is a kind of shortsightedness. --Addison.

 

 

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