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nearsighted

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adjective near·sight·ed \-ˌsī-təd\

Simple Definition of nearsighted

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

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of nearsighted

  1. :  able to see near things more clearly than distant ones :  myopic

nearsightedly

adverb

Examples of nearsighted in a sentence

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



1686

First Known Use of nearsighted

1686

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NEARSIGHTED Defined for Kids

nearsighted

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

Definition of nearsighted for Students

  1. :  able to see things that are close more clearly than distant ones

nearsightedness

noun



Medical Dictionary

nearsighted

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

Medical Definition of nearsighted

  1. :  able to see near things more clearly than distant ones :  myopic

nearsightedly

adverb




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