myopia myopia  /maɪ ˈoʊ pi ə/

Definition(s):

  • (n) (ophthalmology) eyesight abnormality resulting from the eye's faulty refractive ability; distant objects appear blurred

Synonym(s)

Usage(s):

  1. Ordinary citizens said that it was nothing but acute myopia to hold the view that to contain dog-bites and rabies, the authorities would have to put to sleep all stray dogs.
  2. We need to question all entrenched views and opinions lest we fall prey to myopia and end up with a narrow view of the world.
  3. Myopia is single most reason for the mess that the education system is in today.

News

  1. The 5 best playoffs in US Open history

    ARDMORE, Pa. -- The U.S. Open is known as the toughest test in golf, and it's even more difficult when more than 72 holes are required. Willie Anderson won the first of 33 playoffs in U.S. Open history with an 85 to win by one shot over Alex Smith in 1901 at Myopia Hunt north of Boston.
    on June 12, 2013     Source: NorthWest Cable News

  2. The 5 best playoffs in U.S. Open history

    ARDMORE - The U.S. Open is known as the toughest test in golf, and it's even more difficult when more than 72 holes are required. Willie Anderson won the first of 33 playoffs in U.S. Open history with an 85 to win by one shot over Alex Smith in 1901 at Myopia Hunt north of Boston. Tiger Woods won the most recent playoff, a 19-hole thriller over Rocco Mediate on a badly injured left leg. Arnold ...
    on June 11, 2013     Source: The Mercury

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Quotes

  1. "There has been real inertia and myopia," said Sen. Richard G. Lugar (R-Ind.). "We have not really approached this in the right way."
    on Feb 23, 2007 By: Richard Lugar Source: Washington Post

  2. "Given a globalising world in which skilled individuals as well as capital investment are more mobile than ever before, and are maximising their careers by moving elsewhere, government needs to take a hard look at its race-fuelled myopia, and create...
    on Oct 6, 2006 By: Tony Leon Source: Independent Online

  3. For the inspectors, and the Americanintelligence agencies that rely on them, the new reality is "myopia compared to what they had before," said David Kay, a former inspector who in 2003 and 2004 led the American hunt for unconventional weapons...
    on May 18, 2006 By: David Kay Source: International Herald Tribune

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