astigmatic

adjective
as·​tig·​mat·​ic | \ ˌa-stig-ˈma-tik How to pronounce astigmatic (audio) \

Definition of astigmatic

1 : affected with, relating to, or correcting astigmatism
2 : showing incapacity for observation or discrimination an astigmatic fanaticism, a disregard for the factsThe New York Herald Tribune

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astigmatic noun

First Known Use of astigmatic

circa 1852, in the meaning defined at sense 1

History and Etymology for astigmatic

astigmat(ism) + -ic entry 1

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The first known use of astigmatic was circa 1852

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“Astigmatic.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/astigmatic. Accessed 17 Jan. 2021.

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astigmatic

adjective
as·​tig·​mat·​ic | \ ˌas-tig-ˈmat-ik How to pronounce astigmatic (audio) \

Medical Definition of astigmatic

 (Entry 1 of 2)

: affected with, relating to, or correcting astigmatism

astigmatic

noun

Medical Definition of astigmatic (Entry 2 of 2)

: a person affected with astigmatism

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