Synonyms and Antonyms of shortsighted
1 able to see near things more clearly than distant ones <because she's so shortsighted, she's forced to wear her glasses every waking moment> Synonyms myopic, nearsightedRelated Words astigmatic; purblindNear Antonyms presbyopicAntonyms farsighted, hypermetropic, hyperopic
2 not thinking about and providing for the future <shortsighted investors who failed to see that the boom couldn't last> Synonyms myopic, improvidentRelated Words careless, heedless, imprudent, incautious, injudicious, mindless, unguarded, unsafe, unwary, unwise; extravagant, prodigal, profligate, spendthrift, thriftless, unthrifty; indulgent, lavish, reckless, wastefulNear Antonyms careful, judicious, prudent, sensible, wise; economic, economical, economizing, frugal, scrimping, sparing, thrifty; conserving, preserving, savingAntonyms farsighted, forehanded, foreseeing, foresighted, forethoughtful, provident
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