nearsighted

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adjective near·sight·ed \ˈnir-ˌsī-təd\

Definition of nearsighted

  1. :  able to see near things more clearly than distant ones :  myopic <needed glasses because he was nearsighted>

nearsightedly

adverb

Examples of nearsighted in a sentence

  1. <I am a little nearsighted and need to wear glasses to drive.>

1686

First Known Use of nearsighted

1686

Other Physiology Terms


NEARSIGHTED Defined for English Language Learners

nearsighted

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adjective near·sight·ed \ˈnir-ˌsī-təd\

Definition of nearsighted for English Language Learners

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


NEARSIGHTED Defined for Kids

nearsighted

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adjective near·sight·ed \ˈnir-ˈsī-təd\

Definition of nearsighted for Students

  1. :  able to see things that are close more clearly than distant ones

nearsightedness

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Medical Dictionary

nearsighted

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adjective near·sight·ed \ˈni(ə)r-ˈsīt-əd\

Medical Definition of nearsighted

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

nearsightedly

adverb


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