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nearsighted

adjective near·sight·ed \-ˌsī-təd\

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

Full Definition of NEARSIGHTED

:  able to see near things more clearly than distant ones :  myopic
near·sight·ed·ly adverb
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Examples of NEARSIGHTED

  1. <I am a little nearsighted and need to wear glasses to drive.>

First Known Use of NEARSIGHTED

1686

Related to NEARSIGHTED

Other Physiology Terms

eructation, flux, gustatory, menarche, myopia, senescence, torpor
NEARSIGHTED Defined for Kids

nearsighted

adjective near·sight·ed \ˈnir-ˈsī-təd\

Definition of NEARSIGHTED for Kids

:  able to see things that are close more clearly than distant ones
near·sight·ed·ness noun
Medical Dictionary

nearsighted

adjective near·sight·ed \ˈni(ə)r-ˈsīt-əd\

Medical Definition of NEARSIGHTED

:  able to see near things more clearly than distant ones :  myopic
near·sight·ed·ly adverb

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