Examples of farsighted in a Sentence
plans made by farsighted city leaders
farsighted conservationists long ago realized that wilderness areas of breathtaking beauty needed to be protected from future development
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Some commentators praised it as farsighted; others criticized it as reckless.
Bill Sorro Community is built to last — a model of farsighted redevelopment that shows progress can be made.
Today’s advocates of continuing U.S. global leadership and engagement need to keep in mind both parts of Truman’s achievement: formulating a farsighted national strategy to address the issues of the day and then educating the public to support it.
Some growth stems from a commitment by governments and farsighted businesses to fund cleaner energy sources.
Avant-garde jazz has found a bastion in this annual celebration of knotty improvisation, farsighted composition, and social activism, now in its twenty-second year, thanks to the tenacity of the artistic director Patricia Nicholson Parker.
It is rooted partly in the never-lose structure of modern executive compensation packages, but also in two farsighted investments made long ago by one of Yahoo’s founders, Jerry Yang.
The British Library recently had the glasses examined, and found that the lenses were convex, suggesting a farsighted wearer.
Fries thinks what sets those farsighted people apart has something to do with ignoring conventional wisdom.
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First Known Use of farsighted
Synonymsfarseeing, foresighted, forehanded, foreseeing, forethoughtful, forward, forward-looking, prescient, proactive, provident, visionary
Antonymshalf-baked, half-cocked, improvident, myopic, shortsighted
Related Wordscareful, cautious, heedful; discerning, insightful, perceptive, percipient, prudent, sagacious, sage, sapient, wise
Near Antonymscareless, heedless, incautious
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