sight·​ed | \ ˈsī-təd How to pronounce sighted (audio) \

Definition of sighted

: having sight clear-sighted a sighted person

Examples of sighted in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web At Tuesday’s council meeting, which lasted nearly five hours, gun owners called the city’s approach short-sighted and a violation of their 2nd Amendment rights. Nathan Solis, Los Angeles Times, 26 Jan. 2022 DeafBlind people at the D.B.S.C. were continually left out of A.S.L. conversations among sighted people. Andrew Leland, The New Yorker, 12 May 2022 Hoping for a 2021 that would bring us out of the pandemic and back to business as usual was short-sighted. Melanie Fine, Forbes, 3 Jan. 2022 Slugger Frank Thomas, who often spent his pregame time watching video, was visibly upset by the edict and said the idea was nice but short-sighted. Paul Sullivan,, 31 Mar. 2022 But in that matter as in so many others, the Trump administration was amateurish and short-sighted. Kevin D. Williamson, National Review, 8 Mar. 2022 The Cave was a study suite for blind students in the basement of Moffitt Library, meant for doing homework and meeting with sighted readers. Isabella Cueto, STAT, 30 Mar. 2022 Another lunar opposition, this time to mystifying Neptune, could cast a bit of a fog over our thinking, but any confusion should evaporate soon enough as the Moon continues to drift through clear-sighted Virgo. Tarot Astrologers,, 17 Mar. 2022 Panzerfaust 3, like the Carl Gustav, is a light anti-tank weapon utilizing a reusable sighted launch tube. Kyle Mizokami, Popular Mechanics, 2 Mar. 2022 See More

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First Known Use of sighted

1552, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of sighted was in 1552

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31 May 2022

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“Sighted.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 27 Jun. 2022.

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sight·​ed | \ ˈsīt-əd How to pronounce sighted (audio) \

Medical Definition of sighted

: having sight : not blind


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