Definition of 'short-sighted'
Example sentences containing 'short-sighted'
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This is a dangerous and short-sighted view. Times, Sunday Times (2007)It is a very short-sighted plan. The Sun (2014)That it is wrong, short-sighted and essentially counterproductive to play political games at work? Times, Sunday Times (2013)This is a madly short-sighted view of the worth and value of long-term relationships. Times, Sunday Times (2010)That seems a short-sighted view. Times, Sunday Times (2013)One Cabinet minister fears that this approach is dangerously short-sighted. Times, Sunday Times (2012)
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Translations for 'short-sighted'
British English: short-sighted /ˈʃɔːtˈsaɪtɪd/ ADJECTIVE
If you are short-sighted, you cannot see things properly when they are far away, because there is something wrong with your eyes.
Testing showed her to be very short-sighted.
- American English: near-sighted
- Arabic: قَصِيرُ النَّظْر
- Brazilian Portuguese: míope
- Chinese: 近视的
- Croatian: kratkovidan
- Czech: krátkozraký
- Danish: nærsynet
- Dutch: bijziend
- European Spanish: miope
- Finnish: lyhytnäköinen
- French: myope
- German: kurzsichtig
- Greek: μυωπικός
- Italian: miope
- Japanese: 近視の
- Korean: 근시의
- Norwegian: nærsynt
- Polish: krótkowzroczny
- European Portuguese: míope
- Romanian: miop
- Russian: близорукий
- Spanish: miope
- Swedish: närsynt
- Thai: ซึ่งมีสายตาสั้น
- Turkish: miyop
- Ukrainian: короткозорий
- Vietnamese: bị cận thị
Definition of short-sighted from the Collins English Dictionary
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