farseeing farseeing


  1. (adj) capable of seeing to a great distance
  2. (adj) planning prudently for the future


  1. The farseeing painter will see that the shades of hair, face and eyes comply with the subject's desires, whether they match the actualities or not.
  2. Man's greatest and most farseeing eye opened for the first time this weekand saw nothing new.
  3. As Europe becomes more helpless, the Americans are compelled to become farseeing and responsible, as Rome was forced by the long decline of Greece to produce an Augustus, a Vergil.


  1. "We will all miss him deeply, and long benefit from the works of his farseeing soul," Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse said.
    on Jan 1, 2009 By: Sheldon Whitehouse Source: FOXNews

  2. "Bill Bell was a supremely gifted writer, a fearless and farseeing producer, a tireless champion of our industry and a gentleman," Melody Thomas Scott, a veteran actress on The Young and the Restless, said in a statement.
    on May 1, 2005 By: Melody Thomas Scott Source: USA Today

  3. In Confessions of an SOB (Doubleday, 1989), Al Neuharth described Quinn as "farseeing and foresighted, hungry but humane, passionate" and noted that Quinn became "the conscience of our company."
    on Sep 13, 2007 By: Al Neuharth Source: PR Newswire (press release)

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