Definition of nearsighted
: able to see near things more clearly than distant ones : myopic needed glasses because he was nearsighted
Examples of nearsighted in a Sentence
I am a little nearsighted and need to wear glasses to drive.
Recent Examples of nearsighted from the Web
An older man, bald and flushed, pulled off his headset, blinking the vulnerable blink of the nearsighted.
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First Known Use of nearsighted
NEARSIGHTED Defined for English Language Learners
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
Definition of nearsighted for Students
: able to see things that are close more clearly than distant ones
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