clear-sighted

adjective

clear-sight·​ed ˈklir-ˌsī-təd How to pronounce clear-sighted (audio)
1
: having clear vision
2
: discerning
a clear-sighted appraisal
clear-sightedly adverb
clear-sightedness noun

Examples of clear-sighted in a Sentence

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Word History

First Known Use

1586, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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The first known use of clear-sighted was in 1586

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Cite this Entry

“Clear-sighted.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/clear-sighted. Accessed 19 Apr. 2024.

Kids Definition

clear-sighted

adjective
clear-sight·​ed
ˈkli(ə)r-ˈsīt-əd
1
: having good vision
2
: having a clear understanding
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