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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From a practical economic perspective, ending the program seems very shortsighted.
The suddenly lower prices at Whole Foods, then, are the perfect example of how shortsighted antitrust regulation has become.
That’s not to say flood-control planning in and around Houston has not been shortsighted.
Advancing women’s causes without considering the roles men will play in that future is shortsighted.
The auto industry also provides beaucoup evidence of naïve, shortsighted and ultimately failed mergers that did not capitalize on the abilities all sides contributed.
But blaming the sport of boxing for this is shortsighted: There are a lot of great boxers, from the all-around brilliance of Andre Ward to the knockout power of Gennady Golovkin to the electricity of Roman Gonzalez.
Every shortsighted critic would be exposed, those of insufficient faith or unworthy vision would be shamed.
This is shortsighted, and in cases where employers match 401(k) contributions, the cost of the shortsightedness goes out of sight.
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- a short-sighted policy
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