Examples of shortsighted in a Sentence
shortsighted politicians who only care about how they do in the next election
The plan was dangerously shortsighted.
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Critics say limiting visitation is shortsighted Replacing in-person visitation with video visits saves jails some cash and some hassle.
Well, gambling is addictive, and perhaps making more vices available in a country that already struggles with an overabundance of them will prove, in retrospect, to be a shortsighted decision.
An aggressive mid-season trade for Blake Griffin that will in all likelihood cost Detroit its first-round pick stands in hindsight as a shortsighted gamble, with the injury-prone star due upwards of $142 million through the 2021–22 season.
Critics of Trump administration say kicking such immigrants out of the United States is shortsighted and heartless, particularly at a time when nations like Honduras are plagued by gang violence and political killings.
Thankfully Secretary Zinke heard our outrage and abandoned his shortsighted plan.
Meanwhile, there’s the problem of Henry, the vengeful — and woefully shortsighted — little brother.
Facebook's critics now say devoting attention to those who exploit the platform, such as Russian trolls, is shortsighted.
But Trump’s political calculus risks being shortsighted if the tariffs prompt a trade war that slows economic growth or results in American businesses in important districts and states being targeted.
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SHORTSIGHTED Defined for English Language Learners
: not considering what will or might happen in the future
: made or done without thinking about what will happen in the future
SHORTSIGHTED Defined for Kids
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