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farsighted

adjective far·sight·ed \ˈfär-ˌsī-təd\

: able to see things that are far away more clearly than things that are near

: able to predict what will or might happen in the future

: made or done while thinking about what will happen in the future

Full Definition of FARSIGHTED

1
a :  seeing or able to see to a great distance
b :  having or showing foresight or good judgment :  sagacious
2
:  affected with hyperopia
far·sight·ed·ly adverb

Examples of FARSIGHTED

  1. plans made by farsighted city leaders
  2. <farsighted conservationists long ago realized that wilderness areas of breathtaking beauty needed to be protected from future development>

First Known Use of FARSIGHTED

1609
FARSIGHTED Defined for Kids

farsighted

adjective far·sight·ed \ˈfär-ˈsī-təd\

Definition of FARSIGHTED for Kids

1
:  able to see distant things more clearly than near ones
2
:  able to judge how something will work out in the future
far·sight·ed·ness noun
Medical Dictionary

farsighted

adjective far·sight·ed \ˈfär-ˈsīt-əd\

Medical Definition of FARSIGHTED

1
:  seeing or able to see to a great distance
2
:  affected with hyperopia
far·sight·ed·ly adverb

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