farsighted

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adjective far·sight·ed \ˈfär-ˌsī-təd\

Definition of farsighted

  1. 1a :  seeing or able to see to a great distanceb :  having or showing foresight or good judgment :  sagacious

  2. 2 :  affected with hyperopia

farsightedly

adverb

Examples of farsighted in a Sentence

  1. plans made by farsighted city leaders

  2. farsighted conservationists long ago realized that wilderness areas of breathtaking beauty needed to be protected from future development

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First Known Use of farsighted

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FARSIGHTED Defined for English Language Learners

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adjective

Definition of farsighted for English Language Learners

  • : able to see things that are far away more clearly than things that are near

  • : able to predict what will or might happen in the future

  • : made or done while thinking about what will happen in the future


FARSIGHTED Defined for Kids

farsighted

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adjective far·sight·ed \ˈfär-ˈsī-təd\

Definition of farsighted for Students

  1. 1 :  able to see distant things more clearly than near ones

  2. 2 :  able to judge how something will work out in the future

farsightedness

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Medical Dictionary

farsighted

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adjective far·sight·ed \ˈfär-ˈsīt-əd\

Medical Definition of farsighted

  1. 1:  seeing or able to see to a great distance

  2. 2:  affected with hyperopia

farsightedly

adverb


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