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1. farsightedness

noun. ['ˌfɑːrˈsaɪtɪdnəs'] seeing ahead; knowing in advance; foreseeing.

Synonyms

  • prospicience
  • foresight
  • knowing

Antonyms

  • incapacity
  • improvidence
  • cognizance
  • incognizance

Etymology

  • -ness (English)
  • farsighted (English)

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Words that Rhyme with Farsightedness

  • abruptness
  • absoluteness
  • acuteness
  • adonis
  • aggressiveness
  • agribusiness
  • airworthiness
  • alertness
  • aloofness
  • alumnus
  • anise
  • anus
  • appropriateness
  • arbitrariness
  • assertiveness
  • astuteness
  • attentiveness
  • attractiveness
  • awareness
  • awfulness

Example sentences of the word farsightedness


1. Noun, singular or mass
In the case of farsightedness, the lens of the eye focuses the image too far behind the retina.

2. farsightedness

noun. ['ˌfɑːrˈsaɪtɪdnəs'] a reduced ability to focus on near objects caused by loss of elasticity of the crystalline lens after age 45.

Synonyms

  • longsightedness
  • presbyopia
  • hyperopia
  • hypermetropy

Antonyms

  • shortsightedness
  • ametropia

Etymology

  • -ness (English)
  • farsighted (English)

3. farsightedness

noun. ['ˌfɑːrˈsaɪtɪdnəs'] abnormal condition in which vision for distant objects is better than for near objects.

Synonyms

  • longsightedness
  • hypermetropia
  • presbyopia
  • hyperopia
  • hypermetropy

Antonyms

  • uneducated
  • uninformed
  • unintended
  • nearsightedness

Etymology

  • -ness (English)
  • farsighted (English)
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