nearsighted nearsighted  /ˈnir ˌsaɪ tɪd/

Definition(s):

  • (adj) unable to see distant objects clearly

Synonym(s)

Usage(s):

  1. On the Missouri nearsighted little men in anachronistic top hats and clawhammer coats dully accepted defeat.
  2. In a nearsighted eye, the image falls in front of the retina; in a farsighted eye, behind the retina.
  3. The lens is approved only for nearsighted people and works best if you're under 40 and don't need reading glasses.

News

  • No, You Can't Borrow My Google Glass

    I recently had a chance to play around with Google Glass while I wasn't wearing my contact lenses. I squinted and tried my best to see the holographic screen that appears to float in front of the high-tech eyewear, but because of my nearsightedness, it was hard to make out what I was doing I had used Google Glass a few times before, so I just left them on and went to the office kitchen, found ...
    on June 19, 2013     Source: Mashable

Quotes

  1. Meyer told Empire Online: "We start at 25, as he begins to transform himself through sheer force of will from this asthmatic, nearsighted 125-pounder to this Sherman tank of a man, so tough that he once got shot on the way to make a speech and...
    on Sep 12, 2005 By: Nicholas Meyer Source: guardian.co.uk

  2. "We have become the world's biggest rice importer. This administration appears hell-bent in keeping the title by importing a record P59 billion worth of rice this year. This nearsighted approach to food security is deplorable," Escudero said....
    on Jul 7, 2009 By: Francis Escudero Source: Manila Standard Today

  3. "He feels rushed a little bit," coach Mike Price said. "The last game was the first time he's looked down at the rush. You've got to be farsighted; you can't be nearsighted. He was in some heat."
    on Nov 22, 2007 By: Mike Price Source: El Paso Times

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