tunnel vision


tunnel vision

noun

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

Full Definition of TUNNEL VISION

1
:  constriction of the visual field resulting in loss of peripheral vision
2
:  extreme narrowness of viewpoint :  narrow-mindedness; also :  single-minded concentration on one objective
tun·nel–vi·sioned \-ˈvi-zhənd\ adjective

Examples of TUNNEL VISION

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

First Known Use of TUNNEL VISION

circa 1942

tunnel vision

noun    (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of TUNNEL VISION

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

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