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shortsighted

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adjective short·sight·ed \ˈshȯrt-ˌsī-təd\

Simple Definition of shortsighted

  • : not considering what will or might happen in the future

  • : made or done without thinking about what will happen in the future

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of shortsighted

  1. 1 :  lacking foresight

  2. 2 :  nearsighted

shortsightedly adverb
shortsightedness noun

Examples of shortsighted in a sentence

  1. shortsighted politicians who only care about how they do in the next election

  2. The plan was dangerously shortsighted.



1622

First Known Use of shortsighted

1622


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shortsighted

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