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1. nearsightedness

noun. ['ˈniːrˌsaɪtɪdnəs'] (ophthalmology) eyesight abnormality resulting from the eye's faulty refractive ability; distant objects appear blurred.

Synonyms

  • myopia
  • ametropia

Antonyms

  • prudence
  • providence
  • myopia

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Example sentences of the word nearsightedness


1. Adjective
[Read more about nearsightedness vs. farsightedness.

2. Adverb
Distance correction is called nearsightedness because you can see things closer but not at a distance.

3. Noun, singular or mass
As with nearsightedness, farsightedness can be treated with eyeglasses or contact lenses.

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