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my·o·pi·a

 (mī-ō′pē-ə)
n.
1. A visual defect in which distant objects appear blurred because their images are focused in front of the retina rather than on it. Also called nearsightedness, short sight.
2. Lack of discernment or long-range perspective in thinking or planning: "For Lorca, New York is a symbol of spiritual myopia" (Edwin Honig).

[Greek muōpiā, from muōps, muōp-, nearsighted : mūein, to close the eyes + ōps, eye; see okw- in Indo-European roots.]

my·op′ic (-ŏp′ĭk, -ō′pĭk) adj.
my·op′i·cal·ly adv.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.myopic - unable to see distant objects clearly
2.myopic - lacking foresight or scope; "a short view of the problem"; "shortsighted policies"; "shortsighted critics derided the plan"; "myopic thinking"
improvident - not provident; not providing for the future

myopic

adjective
1. short-sighted, narrow, unimaginative, narrow-minded, small-minded, unadventurous, near-sighted The government still has a myopic attitude to spending.
2. short-sighted, near-sighted, as blind as a bat (informal) Rhinos are thick-skinned, myopic and love to wallow in mud.
Translations
قَصير النَّظَر
krátkozraký
kurzsichtigmyopmyopisch
likinäköinen
nærsÿnn
miyopuzakgörmez

myopic

[maɪˈɒpɪk] ADJ (frm) → miope

myopic

[maɪˈɒpɪk] adj
[person] → myope
[view] → étroit(e)

myopic

adjkurzsichtig

myopic

[maɪˈɒpɪk] adjmiope

myopia

(maiˈoupiə) noun
short-sightedness. She suffers from myopia.
myˈopic (-ˈo-) adjective
a myopic old lady; a myopic condition; She's slightly myopic.

my·op·ic

a. miope.
1. que padece de miopía;
2. rel. a la miopía.

myopic

adj miope, corto de vista, que tiene dificultad para ver los objetos lejanos
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