:affected by myopia :of, relating to, or exhibiting myopia :nearsighted
- It is likely the FDA will initially approve the procedure for severely myopic patients, though it is unclear what range of impaired vision will be included.
- —Rhonda Rundle
- In some eyes, the lens does not become flat enough to bring far objects in focus, although it focuses near objects well; people with such eyes are said to be myopic (nearsighted).
- —Rita L.Atkinson et al.
:lacking in foresight or discernment :narrow in perspective and without concern for broader implications
- Higher learning can offer individuals and societies a depth and breadth of vision absent from the inevitably myopic present.
- —Drew Gilpin Faust
- But only a myopic angler would fail to recognize the alarming signals in those unusual conditions.
- —Pete Bodo
- Like most who mutilate Chopin, he was musically myopic, fawning over each note instead of seeking the longer shape of a phrase, its arc and context, where the real beauty lay.
- —Andrew Corsello
- When he ran again in 2013, this time without a primary opponent, his campaign had an almost myopic focus on a subject dear to Republicans: job creation.
- —Andy Kroll
After the Revolution the newly independent American states, governed by large elected legislatures, formed a loose confederation in which each state myopically pursued its own highly localized interests.