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shortsighted

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  • s  lacking foresight or scope
    shortsighted policies
    shortsighted critics derided the plan
  • a  unable to see distant objects clearly
  • s  not given careful consideration

  • We are learning a shortsighted way of looking at the future, focusing on four-year government terms and quarterly business reports.
  • They didn't realize how shortsighted and stupid that was," says Mark Leary, a social psychology professor at Duke University who studies impression management.
  • Dishonest cashiers shortchange customers, and people who lack foresight are shortsighted.
News & Articles

  • The Right Way to Choose Your College Major
    By Michael Garry NEW YORK (AdviceIQ) -- The ever-escalating amounts of student loan debt make college students understandably nervous. So should you, the anxious undergrad, pick a college major by whatever pays the most? Only if you want a life of misery. Nothing could be more shortsighted than choosing your major based on the earnings one year out. You might be paid well, but extremely unhappy ...
    June 21, 2013 - TheStreet.com
Quotes

  • Lindsey Graham in International Herald Tribune
    The guidance (administration lawyers) provided will go down in history as some of the most irresponsible and shortsighted legal analysis ever provided to our nation's military and intelligence communities,said Sen. Lindsey Graham, RS.C., an...
  • Terry Francona in USA Today
    What we're trying to do is set up our rotation so we can win a series,Francona said. "Sometimes you can get shortsighted if the need for panic arises - perceived panic. If you lose a couple games, everybody wants you to immediately change...
  • John McCain in Christian Science Monitor
    Let me say, just in case Senator Obama does decide to return to his original plan of cutting NASA funding - I oppose such cuts,McCain said. "That position is a shortsighted approach that fails to recognize the benefits of space exploration...

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