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myopic

adjective

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  1. 1 able to see near things more clearly than distant ones he became so myopic that he finally broke down and got contact lenses Synonyms nearsighted, shortsightedRelated Words astigmatic; purblindNear Antonyms presbyopicAntonyms farsighted, hypermetropic, hyperopic

  2. 2 not thinking about and providing for the future the myopic city designers who did not plan for growth Synonyms improvident, shortsightedRelated Words careless, heedless, imprudent, incautious, injudicious, mindless, unguarded, unsafe, unwary, unwise; extravagant, prodigal, profligate, spendthrift, thriftless, unthrifty; indulgent, lavish, reckless, wastefulNear Antonyms careful, judicious, prudent, sensible, wise; economic, economical, economizing, frugal, scrimping, sparing, thrifty; conserving, preserving, savingAntonyms farsighted, forehanded, foreseeing, foresighted, forethoughtful, provident

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