1. nearsighted

adjective. ['ˈniːrˌsaɪtɪd'] unable to see distant objects clearly.


  • shortsighted


  • provident
  • prudent

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Rhymes with Nearsighted

  • abated
  • abbreviated
  • abducted
  • abducted
  • abetted
  • abrogated
  • abstracted
  • accelerated
  • accented
  • accentuated
  • acclimated
  • accredited
  • accreted
  • accumulated
  • acquainted
  • acquitted
  • acted
  • activated
  • adapted
  • addicted

How do you pronounce nearsighted?

Pronounce nearsighted as ˈnirˌsaɪtɪd.

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Sentences with nearsighted

1. Adjective
I am extremely nearsighted, so I used the short cones.

2. Verb, past participle
Polycarbonate lenses offer the greatest benefit to those with a high prescription or to those who are nearsighted.

Quotes about nearsighted

1. Magoo's appeal lies in our hostility toward an older generation. But he's not only nearsighted physically. His mind is selective of what it sees, too. That is where the humor, the satire lies, in the difference between what he thinks he sees and reality as we see it.
- Jim Backus

2. And that's what love is, I suppose. The one thing that is most worth hoping for, and the one thing that's most surprising when it lands. Because it's better. It exceeds hope, makes hope nearsighted.
- Jessica Soffer, Tomorrow There Will Be Apricots