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shortsighted

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

: not considering what will or might happen in the future

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

Full Definition of SHORTSIGHTED

1
:  lacking foresight
2
short·sight·ed·ly adverb
short·sight·ed·ness noun

Examples of SHORTSIGHTED

  1. shortsighted politicians who only care about how they do in the next election
  2. The plan was dangerously shortsighted.

First Known Use of SHORTSIGHTED

1622

Related to SHORTSIGHTED

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adjective short·sight·ed \ˈshrt-ˈsīt-əd\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of SHORTSIGHTED

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