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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Who’s against it: Gov. Jerry Brown and construction unions, who say dipping into the surplus is shortsighted and that the state needs a dedicated revenue source to cover the cost of road fixes.
Eliminating basic functions of NOAA is foolhardy, ignorant, shortsighted, and very stupid.
But the idea that liberal women stepping into power was primarily about hostility to Trump is somewhat shortsighted, Symone Sanders, former press secretary for the 2016 presidential campaign of Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.), told The Fix.
Putting future paychecks ahead of present contributions seems shortsighted, if financials are involved in the decision, but that’s nothing new.
His maneuvering has kept both Mr. Moon and Mr. Kim off balance, made his critics look unprincipled and shortsighted, and kept the global public fascinated with the Trump Presidency, the greatest reality-television show in history.
Is Musk trying to distract us from the troubling aspects of his companies, or are the doubters just the kind of shortsighted, risk-averse people Musk believes are holding us all back from a fantastic future?
Corporate boards will have to adjust C suite compensation incentives toward the long term in order to change the shortsighted quarterly focus culture.
Breaking the long-standing pattern of respect for common-ground consultations is shortsighted.
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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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