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tunnel vision

noun

Simple Definition of tunnel vision

  • medical : a condition in which you can see things that are straight ahead of you but not to the side

  • : a tendency to think only about one thing and to ignore everything else

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of tunnel vision

  1. 1 :  constriction of the visual field resulting in loss of peripheral vision

  2. 2 :  extreme narrowness of viewpoint :  narrow-mindedness; also :  single-minded concentration on one objective

tunnel–visioned play \-ˈvi-zhənd\ adjective

Examples of tunnel vision in a sentence

  1. His tunnel vision made sensible discussions on political issues nearly impossible.



Circa 1942

First Known Use of tunnel vision

circa 1942


Medical Dictionary

tunnel vision

noun

Medical Definition of tunnel vision

  1. :  constriction of the visual field resulting in loss of peripheral vision




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